Employment Opportunities

 

Open Positions

 Music Therapist

Job Title:   Music Therapist

Start date: November 2019 or sooner

Hours:        Part-Time employee

Salary:       Hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials

Facility:      Beck Center for the Arts and contracted sites

Location:   17801 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

 Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy

·         Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) or Board-Eligible

·         Active driver’s license, access to a vehicle in working condition, and vehicle insurance

·         Flexibility, creativity, and dedication to serving the needs of program participants

·         Excellent musical skills

Populations:

·         Early childhood in Lorain County and greater Cleveland area

·         Individuals with disabilities of all ages

·         Older adults

 Description of position:

Functioning as a member of the Creative Arts Therapies team, music therapists serve early childhood, older adults, and individuals of all ages with and without disabilities for local, non-profit community arts center. Assignments include music therapy and adapted arts programming in agencies throughout North East Ohio region as well as group and/or private music therapy sessions at Beck Center for the Arts. Hours for this position will primarily be located in Lorain and Cuyahoga counties.

Benefits:

·         Complimentary tickets to all Beck Center professional theater productions

·         Multiple instruments, manipulatives, books, audio equipment, and other session materials provided

·         Access to Creative Arts Therapies office and office supplies including shared computer with internet access and printer

·         Reimbursement for mileage and planning/ prep time available

·         Supervision available

Working Conditions / Physical Demands:

Environments may include early childhood centers, schools, senior living facilities, and client homes.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit in chairs and on the floor; talk; or hear; and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Specific Skills/Knowledge:

Ability to work well with clients, students, families, colleagues and community members to engage with multiple populations; excellent written and verbal communication skills; organized, creative, detail-oriented, pro-active, independent, energetic, collaborative; ability to work some evenings and weekends; high-level interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy; affinity for arts education and community based creative arts therapies. 

Please send a current resume and statement of interest to:

Lauren Travillian, MT-BC

Associate Director of Creative Arts Therapies

17801 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, OH 44107

216.521.2540 x34

ltravillian@beckcenter.org


Part-Time Facilities Technician

Beck Center’s facilities department has an immediate opening for a part-time facilities technician.  Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the position is responsible for housekeeping, maintenance, and security of all physical properties and grounds at Beck Center for the Arts. This includes room setup and tear down, general housekeeping, performing various types of repairs and maintenance, and implementation of loss prevention and safety procedures.

The ideal candidate will have basic familiarity with housekeeping and maintenance. Additional skills including floor care, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC are a plus.  This person is self-motivated possessing the ability to work independently and proactively.  This individual will work 15-25 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

To apply, pick up an application at the front desk, or e-mail resume or qualifications to Tim Keehn (tkeehn@beckcenter.org). No phone calls please.  Hiring is contingent upon passing a background check.


Internships

Arts Administration Internship

Designed for creative, dedicated and innovative college undergraduate and graduate students seeking greater understanding and deeper knowledge of the management and operations of a non-profit arts center that houses both educational programming and a professional theater.

Opportunities and Projects are Available in;

  • Operations & Administration

  • Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Social Media, & Graphic Design

  • Customer Service & Box Office

  • Community Engagement

  • Education & Outreach

  • Development & Patron/Donor Stewardship

  • Event Planning and Hospitality

  • Production/Stage Crew

Schedule/Hours: Part-time (Flexible) 10-15 hours/week

Duration: Internships should last at least 3 months and can be accommodated in the Summer, Fall, and Spring.

Year-round opportunities may also be available, contact us to learn more.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Reliability and maturity

  • Creative problem-solving

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter

  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently and as part of a team

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, internet research)

  • Reliable transportation

Additional Information/Benefits:

  • Beck Center offers an excellent opportunity for students to obtain a broad range of skills in arts management including project management, customer service, organization, communication, and planning.

  • Fun, flexible, creative, team-oriented environment!

  • Free tickets to Beck Center performances during the internship

  • Clear work plan with a variety of projects

  • Weekly meetings with designated supervisor

  • Additional training and professional development offered including;

    • Career development assistance

    • Seminars led by staff and guest speakers focusing on topics related to nonprofit administration, such as marketing, fundraising, financial management and strategic planning.

    • Unpaid, internship may be completed for college credit.

Application Procedures: To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Firing, (jfiring@beckcenter.org). Cover letter should include what opportunities/projects you are interested in, what you hope to bring to the internship and gain during the internship. Include a letter of reference/recommendation from a professor in your field.

*the letter of recommendation may be sent separately from the online application materials if necessary. Please submit to (jfiring@beckcenter.org).

Development Intern:

Supervisor: Director of Development

 

Work Schedule/Hours: 10-15 Hours Per Week

 

Internship Duration: Internships should last at least 3 months and can be accommodated in the Summer, Fall, and Spring.

 

Description:  Designed for creative, dedicated and innovative college undergraduate and graduate students seeking greater understanding and deeper knowledge of the management and operations of a non-profit arts center that houses both educational programming and a professional theater. The Development Intern will work directly with Beck Center staff on projects related to;

·         Scanning documents and letters into DP

·         Database clean up

·         Preparing cards to be signed by board members to donors

·         Making New Donor packets

·         Filing

·         Preparing Toolkit packets

 

Required Qualifications:

Detail oriented. Excellent research skills.

Strong communication skills (oral and written)

Proficient in MS Office

Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently

Creative problem-solving

Well-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Major in Marketing, Management, Small Business, Creative Arts (Music, Theater, Visual Arts, Dance).

Interest in arts administration/performing arts/arts education.

Familiarity with social media and online platforms.

 

Additional Information/Benefits:

·         Unpaid or small stipend, internship may be completed for college credit.  Beck Center offers an excellent opportunity for students to obtain a broad range of skills in arts management including project management, customer service, organization, communication, and planning in a fun, flexible, and creative environment!

·         Free tickets to all Beck Center programming during the internship

·         Clear work plan with a variety of projects

·         Weekly meetings with your designated supervisor

·         Additional training and professional development offered including;

o   career development assistance

o   seminar series led by staff and guest speakers focusing on topics related to nonprofit administration, such as marketing, fundraising, financial management, and strategic planning. (Offered during summer session; during other periods individual meetings will be arranged)

·         Team-oriented passionate work environment

·         Flexible work schedule

 

Application Procedures: To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Dena Adler, dadler@beckcenter.org with the position you are applying for in the subject line (i.e. Artistic Intern). Cover letter should include what you hope to bring to the internship and what you hope to gain during the internship. Include a letter of reference/recommendation from a professor in your field.

*the letter of recommendation may be sent separately from the online application materials if necessary. Please submit to dadler@beckcenter.org

 


Beck Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization that provides excellent professional theater, comprehensive arts education, and arts therapies, with a focus on community outreach and partnerships in order to enrich the Northeast Ohio community. Every day we strive to create an arts experience that is as individual as the people we serve because we believe in the transformative power of the arts and its power to change people and communities. Serving more than 60,000 people annually throughout a five-county region, Beck Center for the Arts is one of Northeast Ohio’s largest cultural and performing arts organizations. With an eclectic selection of performances to suit many tastes, a wide range of classes, lessons and programs for all ages and abilities, community outreach and free exhibitions, we create arts experiences.

 
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