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Looking for a career where you can have fun AND make a difference? Then the Children's Museum is for you!

We work every day to open doors for our future leaders, innovators and adventurers to explore, create and discover on their own terms. We need an extraordinary team in place to help us champion the wonder and joy of childhood.

  • Revenue Accountant

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Revenue Accountant to ensure accurate management and reporting of the Museum’s revenue accounting activities.

    Position:  Revenue Accountant                      
    FLSA Status:  Full-time
    Schedule:  Monday - Friday
    Open date: June 13, 2017                          

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Reconcile all cash receipts with ticketing systems and bank accounts, prepare cash receipt entries and maintain related ledgers
    • Prepare and record daily bank deposits
    • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly and monthly reporting (attendance, retail sales, programs, etc.)
    • Control access to safe, ensure appropriate funds on hand for cash registers; reconcile cash registers daily and cash held in the safe regularly
    • Control and reconcile petty cash
    • Collect miscellaneous cash donations from receptacles and machines throughout Museum
    • Generate receivable invoices and record in the general ledger.
    • Maintain system for tracking accounts receivable; update accounts receivable ledgers
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Reconcile general ledger revenue & receivable accounts
    • Reconcile bank statements
    • Assist with month end close and update sub-ledgers
    • Assist with annual audit
    • Assist with grants management and tracking
    • Backup other finance staff
    • Archive files per document retention policies
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    • 5 years accounting experience with minimum 3 years experience in revenue/cash management
    • Hands-on accounting experience required
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting software, Excel and Word
    • Must be meticulously detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment and the ability to handle projects independently when required
    • Must be dependable

    Preferred Experience

    • Non-profit experience
    • Blackbaud software experience
    • Cultural organization and/or SCFD experience

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field.

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Lori Hall
    Human Resources
    LoriH@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Revenue Accountant.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • School Programs Manager

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time School Programs Manager.

    Position:  School Programs Manager
    Department:  Education
    FLSA Status:  Exempt, full-time
    Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm
    Occasional weekend, evening, holiday and additional hours may be required.
    Salary range: $32,500-$35,000
    Open:  June 21, 2017
    Close:  Open until filled

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Set vision, priorities, and yearly goals for the Museum’s programs for school audiences. Strategically drive positive results in program attendance, student outcomes, instructional practice, and team capacity.
    • Ensure School Programs and the staff who deliver them are exemplars of excellence and developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education and active learning.
    • Hire, train, supervise, and coach professional Museum Educators (5 staff members). Lead, develop and motivate this high-performing team around strategic priorities, and ensure accountability. Recognize and resolve conflicts through diplomacy.
    • Oversee the development, scheduling, implementation and evaluation of Museum School Programs (including student field trips, outreach programs, family access nights) and Museum Day Camps.
    • Supervise curriculum development and revision for all School Programs and Day Camps. Effectively interpret and apply relevant national and Colorado State Academic Standards to program development and evaluation.
    • Manage and lead the Museum’s Growing Scientist program, an inquiry-based, early childhood science enrichment program supporting STEM learning in seven local public schools. Cultivate and manage essential partnerships for this program, including Denver Public Schools and Adams 12 Five Star School District; individual schools, building principals and classroom teachers; students and families, the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Butterfly Pavilion.
    • Develop and deliver pedagogically sound and content-rich teacher professional development trainings in support of the Growing Scientists program goals.
    • Manage budget in program areas, including revenue goals, expense budget, and all tracking and reporting for grants related to Growing Scientists and School Programs.
    • Manage Museum’s scholarship and access program for schools serving low-income students; with the School Programs Reservation Specialist, oversee attendance goals and work with Development and Finance Departments to monitor scholarship funds for programs and student transportation.
    • Support Museum Low Sensory Mornings and Family Access Night programming for families of children with disabilities and other priority audiences; cultivate and manage relationships and communication with partner organizations.
    • Serve as member of the Education Department’s senior leadership team. Contribute to Museum floor coverage, staff training, program facilitation, special events, and Education Team initiatives as needed.
    • Open and close the Museum daily with Education team; clean and reset exhibits throughout the day as needed.
    • Supervise School Programs Reservations Specialist (scheduling, communication and logistics) and oversee room and resource assignments for programs.
    • Train and serve as “Manager on Duty” for the Museum; assume required leadership, customer service and emergency response responsibilities.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     Job Requirements

    • Minimum one year leadership and supervisory experience
    • Minimum of one year experience developing and facilitating educational programs in science or STEM education and/or early childhood
    • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
    • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
    • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
    • Ability to qualify to drive Museum vehicles
    • Ability to pass Museum background check

    Qualifications

    • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a high-performing team around strategic priorities. Expertise in staff training, empowerment, and accountability. Experience coaching adult professionals and delivering feedback.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and implement high-quality, educational programs for early childhood and school-aged children.
    • Strong experience in planning, presenting and facilitating professional development to teachers. Specific expertise in early childhood pedagogy, STEM education and inquiry-based science education.
    • Demonstrated experience recognizing and resolving conflicts or potentially controversial situations through diplomacy.
    • Flexible and energetic. Excellent problem solving skills.
    • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service and respond with professionalism and competence in a busy, public-facing leadership role.
    • Ability to manage a budget, organize time and prioritize tasks on multiple assignments, and balance workload effectively.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and with a degree of ambiguity in a complex, dynamic environment.

    Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

    Sarah Brenkert, M.S.Ed.
    Senior Director of Education and Evaluation
    Fax: 303-433-9520
    sarahb@cmdenver.org 

    Please title subject line “School Programs Manager.” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Museum Associate, Part-time

    The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum and maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

    Position:  Museum Associate                        

    FLSA Status:  
    Part-time, 16-20 hours/week

    Schedule:  
    Variable, at least one weekend shift per week required               

    Rate:  
    $11.00/hour

    Open:  
    May 19, 2017                                                               

    Responsibilities and Essential Functions

    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
    • Maintain clean and beautiful exhibits
    • Facilitate Museum programs
    • Support Education Department operations and programming initiatives
    • Answer guest questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
    • Assist with birthday parties, StoryTimes and other programs and events

    Job Requirements

    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Energetic and flexible
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
    • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with adults and children of all ages
    • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

    Qualifications

    • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
    • Experience working with children
    • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
    • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
    • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Speak and write fluently in English
    • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs. stand for up to 6 hours

    Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

    Lara Rushing
    Education Staffing and Training Manager
    LaraR@cmdenver.org

    Please title subject line “Museum Associate” No phone calls, please.

    Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

    The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Target First Tuesdays
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.

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  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free

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