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Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School (New Haven)

Job Title: Teacher- Theatre & Drama

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Requirements: Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, an inter district arts magnet school located in the heart of Downtown New Haven, is seeking a dynamic educator to be a part of their Arts Staff in the Theatre Department.  The candidate should hold  certification 485 - Theatre and Drama, Grades Pre-K through 12 to be considered for the position. The candidate should possess knowledge and skills in the areas of diction, voice development, vocal exercises, improvisation, acting, directing, casting, set design, construction, technical theatre, pedagogy and curriculum development. The candidate should be adept at choosing appropriate content and material for students of all backgrounds.

CT Humanities

Job Title: Grants and Programs Assistant

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Responsibilities: This is a two-year position with the possibility of extensions, dependent on continued state funding support. CT Humanities (CTH) administers the Connecticut Humanities Fund, maintains the websites connecticuthistory.org and teachitct.org, and supports Connecticut’s cultural organizations. During calendar year 2020, CTH grantmaking distributed $2.9 million in project grants and COVID-19 pandemic relief support to Connecticut’s cultural nonprofit organizations. Reporting to the Manager of Grants and Programs, the Grants and Programs Assistant provides a high level of support to CTH’s grantmaking program. Duties include processing grant applications, managing CTH grants database and records, and communicating with grantees about their applications and funded projects. Salary: $50,000/ year, plus full CTH benefits package (health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement plan, and vacation and paid time off).

Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven)

Job Title: P/T Box Office Supervisor

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

Responsibilities: Assist box office manager in daily operations. Answer phones and replies to correspondence. Assists in telemarketing sales campaign. Processes phone and in person transactions in ticketing system. Manage ticket donations. Assist in creating a joyful and positive workplace. Assist in troubleshooting software. Supports front-of-house team during events. Answer patron questions. Assist in opening and closing duties of the box office. Confirms cash drawers/reconcile at end of day. Assist with reporting. Troubleshoots patron problems. Assist in training Customer Service Reps. Maintain knowledge of program and events. Travel around to different event locations. Set up remote box office. Acts as box office manager as needed.

Requirements: Dependable, enthusiastic applicants for part-time, day/evening/weekend positions in the box office. Somewhat open/flexible availability preferred. Candidates should have excellent customer service, phone, and computer skills. Retail or customer service experience preferred (box office experience not required). A passion for live theatre or the performing arts is a must. Pay is $15 per hour.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: General Manager

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

Responsibilities: The General Manager will join LWT’s senior leadership team and oversee all aspects of the daily operations of a nationally renowned non-profit theatre, including finance, production contracting, human resources, and administrative operations. Direct and support various finance functions. Oversee daily, weekly, monthly financial/accounting functions, including monthly reports. Lead and manage the annual operating and capital budget process. Manage annual audit process. Manage administration budget. Provide financial reporting for grants and other contributed income reporting. Develop financial models for strategic/long term planning. Maintain financial policy and procedures manual. Supervise Business Manager. Serve on the Finance and Audit Committees. Direct the contracting and support the producing process. Negotiate and facilitate contracting for LWT productions & new play development activity. Licensing agreements, including commissioning, world premiere, and standard professional performance agreements. Co-production agreements with other non-profit theatre companies. Director & designer agreements. Actor and other artist agreements. Space rentals & booked-in projects. Other agreements as needed. Manage and oversee human resources functions. Supervise recruitment and engagement process for annual, seasonal, and temporary employees. Manage employee benefits election process. Supervise employment termination process. With Core Team & AGM, support Anti-Racism & Inclusion trainings. Mediate employee grievances. Manage procedures for employee discipline and probation. Supervise Associate General Manager. Serve on the Comp & HR (Human Resources) Committee. Oversee general operations of the theatre. Assist in managing properties and relationships with property owners. Manage insurance coverage and claims. Oversee capital improvements and capital equipment purchases. Supervise Operations Manager. Serve on the staff Health & Safety Committee. Serve on the Facilities Committee. Support the Managing Director and Artistic Director in strategic/long-term planning. Serve on Strategy Committee. Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements: Ten or more years of arts management experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Education beyond undergraduate degree may count towards experience. Ability to work independently, prioritize, and multi-task. Robust analysis around anti-racism and inclusion practices. Ability to develop and manage complex budgets. Ability to communicate well with budget managers, department heads, executives, and board members. Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel. Excellent supervisory and communication skills. Exceptional attention to detail. Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and report financial data. Experience with non-profit audit procedures. Understanding of federal and CT human resources legal requirements. Proficiency in non-profit accounting software, experience with FE: NXT preferred. Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred. The Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000 annually depending on experience and skill set, plus PTO and benefits.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Audio/Video Supervisor

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

Responsibilities: The Audio/Video Supervisor will oversee the audio/video department for all shows, programming, and rentals. Collaborate with technical department heads, designers, and directors. Plan and budget designs including rentals. Hire and supervise crews for audio and video load ins. Manage, track and report materials and labor budgets. Maintain Theatre and lobby audio and video equipment. Set up and maintain clear com system. Set up and maintain CCTV. Maintain audio and video playback for all shows as required. Process timesheets in a complete and timely manner. Attend Technical Department Head meetings, production meetings and any meetings as required by DOP. Attend trainings in administrative procedures as required. Attend safety trainings as required.

Requirements: Commitment to working within an organization committed to advancing anti-racism, gender equity, and radical inclusion. Requires understanding of the following: QLab, Yamaha Consoles, Mac OS, Windows, ProTools, Isadora, Watchout, MSC and OSC, and computer networking. Capable of setting up mix positions, orchestras/bands, wired and wireless intercom, and wired and wireless microphone systems. Ability to supervise crews, work alone or on a team, as needs require. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Self-motivated. Well organized and detail oriented. Ability to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis. Ability to perform many varying tasks in one day. Values a safe work environment. Ability to learn web-based software required for the job and for administrative purposes. Ability to use a computer for email, calendaring, spreadsheets, and word processing. This is a physically active role that requires the ability to lift heavy objects (50lbs+), climb stairs, work at height on various elevation devices for prolonged periods of time, bend and stand for long periods of time, as necessary.  Valid US Driver License in good standing subject to a motor vehicle record check.  Provable eligibility to work in the US. This position requires occasional weekend and evening work. 3 to 5 years professional theatre audio and video experience. Ability to supervise crews, work alone or on a team, as needs require. Self-motivated, well-organized and detail oriented. Excellent computer proficiency with email, calendars, spreadsheets, and word processing (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook). Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices. Interest in/knowledge of live theatre or the performing arts. The annual starting salary is $45,000 - $50,000 plus benefits (including health, dental, life insurance and PTO). Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Lighting Supervisor

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

Responsibilities: The Lighting Supervisor will oversee the electrics department and electrics requirements for all shows, events, and rentals. Collaborate with technical department heads, designers, and directors. Plan and Budget designs, including rentals. Hiring and supervising crews. Manage, track and report materials and labor budgets. Maintaining equipment, rentals, budgets, and fabrication of custom practicals and effects. Hang and focus shows on time and on budget. Set up DMX and networked lighting systems, including wireless DMX. Set up and maintain all theatrical lighting system including cue lights. Budget and Plan Designs including rentals. Process timesheets in a complete and timely manner. Attend Technical Department Head Meetings and production meetings and any meetings as required by DOP. Attend trainings in administrative procedures as required. Attend safety trainings as required.

Requirements: Commitment to working within an organization committed to advancing anti-racism, gender equity, and radical inclusion. Understanding of the following: VectorWorks, Lightwright, ETC consoles, and computer networking. Ability to supervise crews, work alone or on a team, as needs require. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Self-motivated. Well organized and detail oriented. Ability to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis. Ability to perform many varying tasks in one day. Values a safe work environment. Ability to learn web-based software required for the job and for administrative purposes. Ability to use a computer for email, calendaring, spreadsheets, and word processing. This is a physically active role that requires the ability to lift heavy objects (50lbs), climb stairs, work at height on various elevation devices for prolonged periods of time, bend and stand for long periods of time as necessary. Valid US Driver License in good standing subject to a motor vehicle record check. Provable eligibility to work in the US. This position requires occasional weekend and evening work. 3 – 5 years’ experience as a Master Electrician or equivalent. Ability to supervise crews, work alone or on a team, as needs require. Self-motivated, Well-organized and detail oriented. Excellent computer proficiency with email, calendars, spreadsheets, and word processing (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook). Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices. Interest in/knowledge of live theatre or the performing arts. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment. The annual starting salary is $45,000 to $50,000 plus benefits (including health, dental, life insurance and PTO).

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Scenery Load-in/Strike Crew

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

Responsibilities: Participate in load-in and strike. Maintain a high level of execution and a safe, clean work environment. Execute safe rigging practices. Able to work in a group or on individual projects as assigned. Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor. Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Requirements: Commitment to working within an organization committed to advancing anti-racism, gender equity, and radical inclusion. Ability to follow instruction/assembly drawings and ground plans. Strong working knowledge of wood construction techniques. Proficient knowledge of shop math. Experience rigging in a fixed grid theater without catwalks. Comfortable working on ladders, scaffolding and aerial lifts. Able to lift/push/pull at least 50 pounds. Strong hand eye coordination. Ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards. This includes meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment. Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: Scenic Carpenter

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

Responsibilities: Construct scenery by implementing industry standard techniques. Maintain a high level of execution and a safe, clean working environment. Backpaint and apply other fire retardant as needed. Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor. Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Requirements: Commitment to working within an organization committed to advancing anti-racism, gender equity, and radical inclusion. Ability to follow instruction/assembly drawings and ground plans. Strong working knowledge of wood construction techniques. Proficient knowledge of shop math. Ability to move and break down a sheet of 3/4" plywood. Comfortable working on ladders, scaffolding and aerial lifts. Able to lift/push/pull at least 50 pounds. Strong hand eye coordination. Ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards. This includes meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment. Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

Mattatuck Museum

Job Title: Assistant Curator

Email current resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: ASSISTANT CURATOR SEARCH, Attn: Janice Shambor, Finance Manager, janice@mattmuseum.org

Responsibilities: Assist with forwarding the institution’s curatorial mission through the research, development, and implementation of engaging and innovative special exhibitions, art and history-based projects and initiatives, and the presentation of the Museum’s permanent collections. They will collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement curatorial projects that reflect The MATT’s mission of inclusivity and diversity; manage exhibition design, installation, and presentation; with Curator and Director, develop new strategies for working with artists and historians to interpret art in the galleries and non-gallery spaces; and research and present thoughtful and scholarly opportunities that inspire visitors and the public to learn about and enjoy art and history. The full job description can be found at www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/

Requirements: The position requires an innovative thinker who is able to balance practical and effective strategies and approaches to meaningfully engage museum visitors; someone who is a flexible, agile, and supportive staff member who embraces diverse points of view and creative problem solving to achieve the Museum’s mission and goals. Two years of curatorial experience in museum or gallery setting required, Master’s degree preferred.

The Mattatuck Museum

Job Title: Chief Curator

Email current resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: CHIEF CURATOR SEARCH, Attn: Janice Shambor, Finance Manager, janice@mattmuseum.org

Application deadline: September 3, 2021.

Responsibilities: Actively participate in shaping the organization’s vision and mission, while directing its exhibition program. This position leads the efforts to build, present, care for, and conserve the Museum’s collections, and is responsible for the support and content of the exhibitions and related efforts. The Chief Curator manages the Curatorial Department and all aspects of its operations. As the lead spokesperson for the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, the incumbent must be at ease in a highly visible and public position. They must cultivate relationships with donors and collectors building support for the Mattatuck’s curatorial program through gifts, purchases, and exhibition fundraising efforts. The full job description can be found at www.mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/

Neighborhood Music School

Job Title: Guilford Branch Coordinator

For more information and to apply go to:  https://nmsnewhaven.org/about/jobs-and-internships-2/ 

Application deadline: August 8, 2021.  Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the job closing date.

Responsibilities: Open and close the Guilford branch of Neighborhood Music School, located at the First Congregational Church in Guilford, CT; Greet and welcome current and prospective Guilford students and families; Provide support for faculty and students onsite; Liaise with Church staff regarding room usage, equipment needed, health and safety, etc. and to promote a strong partnership between our organizations; Assist in all aspects of student registration, including, but not limited to: re-enrollment, promoting special events and opportunities, billing and payment, schedule modifications, withdrawals, etc.; Effectively communicate with faculty and students regarding scheduling, absences, school closures, building issues, etc.; Uphold NMS, state and local policies regarding COVID safety.  A background in music or the performing arts is strongly preferred. Professional office experience is required. This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities for the position. Incumbents will be required to perform other related duties as assigned by the NMS management team. Branch office is open 46 weeks/year. Initial training will take place in late August in New Haven. Approximate work hours: Monday – Thursday 2:45 – 8:00, Friday 2:45 – 5:30pm. This position is part-time and not eligible for paid time off or medical/dental benefits.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Job Title: Orchestra Administrator

Email a resume, references, and salary range to: Development@NewHavenSymphony.org

Responsibilities: The Administrator will support NHSO’s concert, education, and financial programs. They will support musicians and conductors at public events and logistics at Symphony concerts. They will assist the Education and Marketing Directors with group sales, build a network of and serve as liaison to community partners & schools, and execute logistics for audience engagement activities. Their support of the finance department may include payroll entry, check processing, and banking deposits. For more information go to https://newhavensymphony.org/about/employment/

Shubert Theatre (New Haven)

Job Titles: Vice President of External Affairs, Director of Development, Director of Digital Marketing, Social Media Coordinator - Graphic Designer, Accounting and Payroll Manager, Group Sales and Business Development Associate, Operations Assistant, Director of Ticketing

For more information and to apply go to: https://shubert.com/about/job-opportunities

State of Connecticut (Hartford)

Job Title: Director of Tourism

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Responsibilities: Promoting Connecticut as a world class tourism and travel destination. At this critical moment for Connecticut’s Tourism Industry we seek a leader who brings deep industry expertise, passion, inclusive leadership, and public-private partnership experience that will enable opportunity and growth for Connecticut’s Tourism assets and economy.

TheaterWorks Hartford

Job Title: Technical Director

Email resume, cover letter and references to: info@twhartford.org and type Technical Director Search in the subject line

Responsibilities: Accountable for many facets of all the producing efforts created by the theater. This team member is responsible for transforming the set designs into technical drawings and a completed set, while ensuring a safe acting/working space for actors and staff onstage, in the shop and any storage locations. The TD has global oversight on all technical aspects that happen in the theater space. For more information click here.

TheaterWorks Hartford

Job Title: Marketing Associate / Creative Content Manager

Email resume, cover letter and references to: info@twhartford.org and type Marketing Associate Search in the subject line. Please provide an online link to portfolio/samples for consideration.

Responsibilities: Accountable for many facets of marketing efforts created by the theater. This team member is responsible for developing graphic and visual communications that support the theater’s programming and operations. For more information click here.

TheaterWorks Hartford

Job Title: Director of Production

Email resume, cover letter and references to: info@twhartford.org and type Director of Production Search in the subject line

Requirements: As a senior member of the leadership team of TheaterWorks Hartford, the Director of Production is accountable for all facets of producing work created and presented by the theater. Duties include hiring and supervision of production staff; creating and overseeing production department budgets, creating and managing production calendars; ensuring the design and production processes for all shows and special events are executed timely and successfully; promotes a production staff culture that mimics the best of the rehearsal room--collaborative, positive, efficient, inclusive, listening and responding. Strong financial, strategic and leadership skills required. For more information click here.

Town Green District

Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator

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Responsibilities: Coordinate special projects and procure and administrate grants to benefit District public space programming in Downtown New Haven.

Vista Life Innovations

Job Titles: Musical Director, Set Designer & Costume Designer

To learn more go to: https://bit.ly/2V81X3E

Responsibilities: looking for several talented professionals to work contractor opportunities for our upcoming production of All Shook Up. running November 12-14 at The Kate in Old Saybrook, CT. This musical is a part of A Shared Stages Productions, Vista's performing arts program designed to allow individuals of all abilities to come together to collaborate in the performing arts.

Yale Schwarzman Center (New Haven)

Job Title: Media Production and Technology Manager

Read the complete job description and apply at: https://schwarzman.yale.edu/media-production-and-technology-manager

Responsibilities: The Media Production and Technology Manager will oversee all audio-visual live event support as well as recording, editing, and distribution of A/V content related to professional, faculty, and student-led events in five+ multi-purpose venues in the Center, ensuring smooth operations and safety throughout the process. The Manager will carry out duties while exercising a high degree of autonomy and discretion and fostering an inclusive and respectful working environment around production activity.

Yale Schwarzman Center 

Job Title: Program Logistics Manager

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Responsibilities: The Program Logistics Manager provides stewardship, planning, supervision, and coordination of facilities and security throughout YSC, the University’s first-ever center for dining, student life, and the arts opening in 2021. The Program Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring timely response to facilities and security emergencies on a 24-hour/7-day-a-week basis.

Yale Schwarzman Center

Job Title: Production Manager

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Responsibilities: Advise and oversee all aspects of student, faculty, and professionally produced performance-based activities, in 5+ multi-purpose venues in the center, ensuring smooth operations and safety throughout the process; foster an inclusive and respectful working environment around production activity at YSC; carry out duties while exercising a high degree of autonomy and discretion. 

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