Employment & Internship Opportunities

FACILITIES MANAGER

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

TEACHING ARTISTS

SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS

AFTER CAMP CARE-GIVER 

FLYNNARTS MARKETING VOLUNTEER 

 

The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.

These general position outlines illustrates the type of work that characterizes the Job Classification. They are not an all-encompassing statements of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

 


FACILITIES MANAGER

 

BASIC FUNCTION

To manage the buildings and grounds maintenance and custodial functions and to oversee capital construction projects ensuring compliance with all internal and external regulations, standards and requirements.  To perform skilled trades tasks and assist with custodial, exterior grounds maintenance and security operations tasks as needed. Provide leadership in safety and security of the facility.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the specific building and grounds maintenance, custodial, safety, and security functions and services of the Facilities Department, including operating policies, procedures and systems. Develop and modify services and operating systems in accordance with organizational needs and objectives, and changing technology and external regulations and standards.
  • Exercise supervisory responsibility for maintenance staff and contracted workers.
  • Plan and administer the Facility operating budget, as well as various capital project budgets. Recommend major capital purchases.  Assist in the preparation of grant proposals seeking support for capital projects.
  • Perform a variety of key planning and evaluation tasks, typically involving short- and long-term assessment of and planning for physical plant needs.
  • Establish work priorities and project schedules.
  • Supervise and monitor all regular department operations, including building custodial services, building/facility/equipment maintenance and repairs, grounds maintenance, security services, and so forth. Deal with a variety of problems that arise on a daily basis.
  • Plan and oversee work safety programs, and ensure that all applicable work safety and security procedures are followed.
  • Plan and oversee compliance with all applicable fire and other safety codes. Arrange for inspection of fire alarms, sprinkler system, fire extinguishers, boilers, elevators.  Serve as liaison with the fire department. Ensure that fire egresses are kept clear and that fire extinguishers and emergency and exit lighting are functional. Oversee maintenance of Fire Department log book.
  • Plan and coordinate building security functions: schedule off-duty police coverage for events; maintain door locks and keypads.
  • Participate in the planning of, supervise and coordinate major renovation/construction projects.
  • Prepare specifications for outside contract bids. Serve as liaison with, and monitor work done by outside contractors, including architects, engineers, general contractors, and various consultants.
  • Direct and coordinate preventive maintenance programs.
  • Establish and implement procedures to enhance the efficiency of utilities and plant operations.
  • Ensure compliance with various external requirements and guidelines pertaining to operation of equipment and occupancy of buildings.
  • Deal regularly with a wide range of outside vendors, suppliers and service contractors, including negotiating of contract terms and prices; serve as liaison with City officials on matters pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Confer regularly with the Executive Director, Production staff, and other department heads and personnel to plan, coordinate and evaluate activities/projects/systems, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems, and the like. Serve on/lead various committees.
  • Plan and administer appropriate records systems related to all department operations and capital improvement projects, including the development of inventory and work control systems.
  • Prepare a variety of administrative/management reports.
  • Keep abreast of current technical and management methods related to assigned functions. Attend various professional meetings and conferences.
  • Perform a wide range of skilled trades tasks, including preventative inspections, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical systems, fabrication and installation of equipment/systems, carpentry projects, and the like; assist with all department operations as needed.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Administrative and functional supervision of one full-time and one or more part-time employees, as well as various contracted, temporary, and volunteer workers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 6 to 8 years of relevant technical and supervisory experience in facilities or construction management, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Broad base of technical knowledge and skills relevant to facilities management, including experience in project planning, estimating and oversight, bid solicitation and evaluation, materials and equipment purchasing, blueprint reading, and the like, and a good working knowledge of the skilled trades. Technical training in engineering desirable.
  • Prior experience with public theatre facilities and historic buildings desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of commercial/institutional security operations.
  • Strong planning, organizational, administrative, budget and personnel management skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to deal effectively and collegially with a broad range of individuals/groups within and outside of the Flynn.
  • Physical ability to perform all essential jobs. Ability to work on ladders and in other circumstances requiring good balance and comfort with heights.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé by September 14, 2018 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

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CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

BASIC FUNCTION

To sell tickets and provide information about various Flynn Center events and many events at regional venues, in person at the box office, by phone and at off-site locations. To perform basic customer service functions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Be informed of all current Flynn events and other regional events sold at the Flynn Regional Box Office. Be familiar with pricing and ticket sales policies and procedures. Provide a wide range of information about events sold at the Flynn Regional Box Office, including descriptions of events, performance times, available seating, ticket pricing, pickup, refund and exchange policies and procedures and other information as needed. Accurately process ticket sales, over the phone, at the box office window and at off site locations. Request and enter all necessary customer data into box office ticketing system. Accurately prepare ticket orders for Will Call and US/Canadian Mail delivery. Include applicable parking and other informational inserts. Meter postage and drop mail in the post box in a timely manner. Perform various basic customer service functions.  Receive, investigate and respond to customer questions or complaints in person, by phone and by mail, referring unusual problems or situations to a Box Office Supervisor as appropriate. Assist Box Office Supervisors with general clerical work in the box office. Assist with special projects on an as needed basis.

Direct supervision is received from the Box Office Supervisors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school plus one year of relevant office, sales and/or customer service experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Data entry skill and general clerical skill required. Above average Customer Service skills. Ability to deal courteously and efficiently with customers, including ability to describe events and explain seating options and ticket pricing and sales policies. Familiarity with performing arts box office operations helpful.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school plus one year of relevant office, sales and/or customer service experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Data entry skill and general clerical skill required. Above average Customer Service skills. Ability to deal courteously and efficiently with customers, including ability to describe events and explain seating options and ticket pricing and sales policies. Familiarity with performing arts box office operations helpful.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé by September 14, 2018 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

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TEACHING ARTISTS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Artists in Dance, Theater, and Music. We offer classes in schools for PreK – 12th graders as well as at the Flynn Center for community members of all ages. We welcome experienced educators as well as those looking to gain experience in the perfoming arts education field. The Flynn is committed to providing training for applicants; please apply if you are strongly interested even if you have less experience.

*****The Flynn is specifically seeking a videographer to instruct a film camp at the Flynn this summer.  Please reach out to Sarah Caliendo, FlynnArts Manager, directly if interested at flynnarts@flynncenter.org or 802-652-4537.

This is a part-time, variable position

CURRENT OPENINGS:

School Programs

  • Dance, Theater and Music Arts Integration in Schools

FlynnArts Classes

  • FlynnArts is specifically seeking a videographer to instruct a film camp at the Flynn this summer.  Please reach out to Sarah Caliendo, FlynnArts Manager, directly if interested at flynnarts@flynncenter.org or 802-652-4537.
  • Accepting resumes for any genre

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

School Programs

  • Knowledge of or openness to learn the Flynn's approach to arts integration
  • Planning and co-teaching arts integrated curriculum with classroom educators
  • Planning and implementing professional development workshops for teachers
  • Evaluating, refining, and documenting lessons

 Flynn Arts Classes

  • Planning and leading classes
  • Documenting course goals and outlines
  • Collaborating with other instructors and administrators
  • Evaluating and refining classes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Familiarity with youth and child development and classroom management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player who is responsive to deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for the Flynn Education Department’s core mission of inclusion that “Everybody Belongs!”
  • Familiarity with standards and curriculum planning (School Programs)
  • Reliable auto transportation required (School Programs)

Although current teaching openings are for School Programs, new openings arise regularly. It is to the benefit of an interested teaching artist to submit a resume and example descriptions of genres/courses taught at any time so we have your information on file. 

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé by September 14, 2018 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

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 CONCESSIONS SUPERVISOR

Oversee operations of the concession counter for all scheduled shows applicable.  This includes set-up, serving prior to show and at intermission, clean up and cash out. This position must be DLC trained.

This is a part-time, variable position. Retail and customer service experience a plus. Must be able to walk, stand, and carry on vigorous activity for an extended period of time.

  • ·.   Arrival time is 1 1/4hr prior to show time, report to house manager
  • ·.   Concession counter open/ready to serve 45 minutes prior to show
  • ·.   Get run times/intermission info and money from House Manager
  • ·.   Greet Spirits upon arrival, assign duties
  • ·.   Do beginning inventory, set up counter
  • ·.   Monitor sales and help serve
  • ·.   Check IDs and serve beer and wine
  • ·.   The counter is not staffed during the show, HM will monitor
  • ·.   Just prior to intermission, Spirits set up for intermission rush   
  • ·.   After intermission, oversee clean up of counter and kitchen
  • ·.   Cash out and fill out inventory sheet, check out with HM and give cash bag to store in safe

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

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SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS

DATES: Monday-Friday, 6/24-8/19, full and half day camps available. Training day on 6/21. 

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Assistant Volunteers for our summer camps. We are ideally looking for volunteers who can commit to working with 5 or 6 camp weeks over the course of the summer. We're looking for bright, kind, efficient, and attentive individuals for current and future openings as summer camp or after school class assistants. This is a great way to obtain college credit or high school volunteer credit hours. 

COMPENSATION

  • Stipend of $500/summer
  • Free FlynnArts adult class of your choice
  • A pair of tickets to 3 shows during the upcoming 2019/2020 season(select shows available)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  •  Helping Teaching Artist to lead class/camp activities
  • Redirecting disengaged students
  • Modeling enthusiastic participation
  •  Monitoring lunch
  • Set-up/clean-up

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An affinity for and experience working with children
  • Interest and experience in the performing arts (dance, theater, music, radio, film, etc.)

  • High school degree or above encouraged, at least age 14+

TO APPLY:

Fill out this online form. 

Questions may be addressed to Sarah Caliendo, FlynnArts Manager, at flynnarts@flynncenter.org.

No phone calls, please. EOE

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AFTER CAMP CARE-GIVER 

DATES: Monday-Thursday, 6/24-8/19, 3pm-5pm. 

COMPENSATION: $10.78/hour

The Flynn Center seeks an After Camp Caregiver to plan and execute activities for youth after Camp hours have concluded from 3-5pm.  There are usually 1-6 kids in After Camp Care.    

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide a safe environment for youth staying at After Camp Care
  • Arrive at After Care with a plan of engaging activities to run with kids
  • Being prepared with multiple options for activities and adapting After Care to suit the kids that are present
  • Communicate positively with parents at pick up

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School degree or above preferredm at least 16+
  • An affinity for and experience working with children
  • Patient, caring, and able to have fun with kids
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work well with others
  • Flexible, able to quickly adapt under changing conditions
  • Reliable, timley, and able to fully commit for the weeks hired
  • Basic First Aid knowledge is a plus

TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter to Sarah Caliendo, FlynnArts Manager, by May 1st at:

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: flynnarts@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

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FLYNNARTS MARKETING VOLUNTEER 

DATES: Flexible.

COMPENSATION: This is a volunteer position, however, we can offer occasional tickets to shows and free/discounted tuition to classes.  Additionally, we are happy to work with your educational institution to help you receive academic credit for your service with us.     

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Attending classes & camps and taking photos
  • Photo management
  • Creating flyers
  • Posting flyers around town
  • Researching and piloting new ways to get the word out about our classes and camps

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ages 16+
  • Familiarity with the Canva program for creating flyers (or an interest in learning)
  • Interest in thinking creatively about marketing on a tight budget

TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter to Sarah Caliendo, FlynnArts Manager, at:

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: flynnarts@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

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