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On-Call House Manager

Position Title: On-Call House Manager

Reports To: Theater & Rentals Manager 

Status: On-call, non-exempt

Position Description: 

House Managers assist the Rentals Department with on-site coordination of events in the theater, museum galleries and carousel. Position is on-call for weekday, evening, and weekend shifts. 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as principal client and vendor contact during events
  • Ensure safe usage of CCM facilities
  • Supervise event staff including volunteers, technicians and janitorial
  • Assist/monitor event load-in, set-up, tear down and load-out
  • Manage and control groups ranging from 15 people to crowds of 500. Work effectively and efficiently under sometimes considerable stress.
  • Enforce facility use policies, including safety, health, and fire code compliance and ADA accessibility.
  • Manage front-of-house for theater events
  • Prep CCM equipment for events (chairs, tables, signage, etc.)
  • Monitor and coordinate loading dock usage during events
  • Ensure that exhibit and building integrity are not compromised
  • Interface with Yerba Buena Gardens management for security and engineering issues, as well as outdoor events
  • Enforce capacity limits
  • Direct guests and staff in the event of an emergency
  • Fill out and file event reports
  • Limited heavy lifting required of up to 25 pounds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact positively with large and small crowds and people of all ages and backgrounds
  • At least 6 months' experience as a house manager or on-site event coordinator
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Out-going, self-motivated and a creative problem-solver
  • Must be flexible, proactive and able to work with little or no supervision

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

The ideal candidate will possess all of the above minimum qualifications, as well as the ability to bring creativity and flexibility to problem solving and a dedication to working in a non-profit, educational, arts environment for youth.  In addition, we seek enthusiastic team players who are highly self-directed, forward thinking, and detail-oriented. Must have evening and weekend availability. 

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief statement about yourself and why you want to work at the Children’s Creativity Museum to dgarrett@creativity.org with the subject line “House Manager Application”.

On-Call Technician

Position Title: Rentals Technician

Reports To: Theater & Rentals Manager 

Status: On-call, non-exempt

Position Description:

The Rentals Technician is a supportive, part-time position responsible for providing a/v, lighting and sound services in the 200-seat proscenium Creativity Theater, and in support of events in the Children’s Creativity Museum.  Duties are technical in nature, require considerable physical activity, are performed under occasionally hazardous conditions, and require normal attention to prevent errors.  

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction of the Theater and Rentals Manager, provide technical services for the Children’s Creativity Museum and Creativity Theater
    • Run A/V and sound for a variety of performance types including music, dance and theater, as well as presentation/lecture formats with a/v and projection needs.
    • Technical services include, but are not limited to, setting up, monitoring and striking audio-visual equipment, theatrical sound and lighting, rigging, dimmers, draperies, etc. 
    • Organization and management of theater inventory and equipment.
    • Enforcement of safety procedures and protection of company assets and equipment. 
    • Assess, document and coordinate client’s production needs. 
    • Ability to work with client’s professional production crews, balancing customer service with the safe operation of the Creativity Theater.
    • Carries out a working list of theater and museum maintenance issues as directed. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years technical production experience in a professional theater setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • Background in production, fabrication, and/or building maintenance
  • Demonstrated understanding of rigging, lighting, scenic painting, carpentry, and other technical aspects of production that affect design & implementation required. 
  • Demonstrated manual dexterity and proficiency in the repair of equipment desired.
  • Working knowledge of A/V equipment, and electrical wiring.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and diplomacy skills for relationships with theater rental clients and house management staff.
  • A customer service orientation, willing to work with a broad range of theater clients from corporate to small non-profits with varying technical needs. 
  • Ability to interpret working drawings and light plots. 
  • Proficient and knowledgeable in both Mac and PC including computer imaging programs, cueing systems, and Google Docs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

The ideal candidate will possess all of the above minimum qualifications, as well as the ability to bring creativity and flexibility to problem solving and a dedication to working in a non-profit, educational, arts environment for youth.  In addition, we seek enthusiastic team players who are highly self-directed, forward thinking, and detail-oriented. Must have evening and weekend availability. 

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief statement about yourself and why you want to work at the Children’s Creativity Museum to dgarrett@creativity.org with the subject line “Rentals Technician Application”.

Education Manager

Senior Education and Public Programs Manager

Salary Range: $58,000-$75,000

Full time (37.5 hours a week) with full benefits (100% medical, vacation, sick leave, other)

Reports to Executive Director

The Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM) has a mission to “nurture creativity and collaboration in all children and families.” Since 1998, over 1.5M visitors have come to CCM to record soundtracks, make stop-motion animations, solve design challenges, and participate in early childhood programming. Over the past year, CCM has begun re-envisioning our work and our organization to reflect the needs of our diverse SOMA community and serve Bay Area families.

CCM is located in the Yerba Buena cultural district of San Francisco which is easily accessible via public transportation from all parts of the Bay Area. We are a small but nimble nonprofit that provides staff with opportunities to learn, participate in team-led initiatives, and network with organizations across California and beyond. Staff are expected to work collaboratively to make decisions, solve challenges, and apply equitable and inclusive practices to our work.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Lead a small team of full-time, part-time, and on-call staff, interns, and volunteers to facilitate museum learning experiences and deliver educational programming on-site, off-site, and virtually. This includes providing direct and indirect supervision, overseeing schedules, developing the program calendar, and ensuring program quality.
  • Steward programming and relationships with neighborhood community groups such as those serving Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in SOMA and within walking distance of CCM.
  • Maintain and deepen CCM’s efforts in statewide and national communities of practice around content and instructional practices around making, playful learning, art-and-science, gender-equity, and creative collaboration.
  • Co-lead CCM’s equity-centered initiatives such as supporting creative collaboration around girls and youth of color, co-creating a “youth design studio” with young people, and convening like-minded organizations, providing professional learning opportunities, and building bridges with other networks.
  • With other staff in education, marketing, and visitor services, develop and implement activities and new museum programs that support new exhibitions, seasonal offering, grant-supported projects, and earned revenue opportunities.
  • Serve as a key member of senior management to implement strategy, ensure alignment with organizational equity and mission, and envision a variety of impactful programming to serve children ages 2-12 and their families.

Job Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education, informal and out-of-school time learning environments, arts or STEM learning, and/or youth development required
  • Experience in supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff, volunteers, and interns
  • Familiarity with equitable learning practices in education, makerspaces, and youth development desired
  • Ability to interact positively with people of all ages in an inclusive environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills 
  • Must be flexible, proactive, and able to work with little or no supervision
  • Familiarity with digital and cloud-based platforms such as gmail, Google Drive, video chat, and Slack
  • Lived experience or extensive experience working with BIPOC and/or immigrant communities desired
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Due to our work with children, candidates must be fully vaccinated and pass a background check.
  • Candidates must be able to work onsite at the museum, including on weekend days. Some remote and flexible work is possible.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Children’s Creativity Museum is committed to hiring individuals with diverse lived experiences from a variety of backgrounds. CCM welcomes and encourages applicants representing different backgrounds including (but not limited to) age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender, or political affiliation.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to jobs@creativity.org. Application review will begin November 29th until the position is filled.