Akron Art Museum
Part-time positions (up to 24 hours per week) available for personable, physically fit individuals with interest in museums and security work. Museum guards are responsible for safety of visitors, staff and works of art. Preference will be given to applicants who are available to work on weekdays during business hours (8:30 am – 6 pm) H.S. diploma or GED & clean record required. Training provided; experience in safety/security is desirable. Interest in art a plus. Nonsmokers preferred. Send resume to: Human Resources, 1 South High St., Akron, OH 44308 or pick up application form at Akron Art Museum Front Desk during museum open hours (Weds – Sun, 11 am – 5 pm) Applications may also be emailed to: HR@AkronArtMuseum.org
Experience and knowledge of advertising, publishing, and current trends in market research and public opinion. Must have a keen ability to efficiently develop and translate concepts into creative and effective designs and organizational ability to plan for and secure prime advertising and promotional opportunities.
An understanding of nonprofits and experience in an arts & culture institution and/or the tourism industry is a plus.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director of Advancement is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive special and major gifts fundraising program to generate private gift support for WKSU and is directly responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects. WKSU is a non-profit public radio station that broadcasts NPR and classical music throughout Northeast Ohio. This position reports to the Senior Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; three – four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience is required. Experience in higher education fundraising is preferred. Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications: including public relations skills.
Kent State has recently been selected as a “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years.
Apply on line at www.Kent.edu. All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public records and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Law. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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