- Job listings posted on AtlantaPerforms.BIZ Copyright law prohibits unauthorized reproduction of any kind without the permission of the owner. en-us Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:08:18 -0800 Copyright 2006 Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts 30 Museum Director Category: Choreographers, Designers & Directors

Museum Director

Organization Background:

The Center for Puppetry Arts is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The Center’s mission is to inspire imagination, education, and community through the global art of puppetry. For further information, visit our website at

• Manages all Museum Department staff including three full time employees: the Collections Manager, the Museum Services Manager/Volunteer and Intern Coordinator, and the Museum Store Manager. Part time staff includes a Preparator and four Museum Services Coordinators.
• Manages Museum Department staff calendar and ensures adequate staffing for the Museum and Museum Store.
• Plans and keeps track of the annual Museum Department budget.
• Manages and serves on the Acquisitions Committee which votes on new acquisitions monthly.
• In coordination with the Acquisition Committee and Collections Manager, sets collecting priorities for the Museum Collection.
• Works with Development Department on writing grants and maintaining relationships with key museum donors.
• Works with the Marketing Department to coordinate promotion of museum’s exhibitions and programs, the Museum Store, and the Volunteer and Intern program.

• In coordination with Museum Advisors, curates museum special exhibits annually and museum gallery rotations every six months.
• Coordinates and works with in-house Production Department staff to design and build special exhibitions.
• Serves as project manager for all exhibitions; manages project schedule and budget, coordinates with exhibit designer, technical staff, and outside contractors as needed.
• Works with key donors and project stakeholders throughout the exhibition planning and development process.
• In coordination with Museum Advisors, plans long term exhibition schedules.
• Works with Development Department and Executive Director to secure funding for exhibitions.
• Works with Marketing Department to promote exhibitions.
• Oversees all museum education programming including tours, family programs, group programs, toddler programs, and evening events geared towards adults.
• Works with the Museum Services Manager to create new programs.
• Plans and implements the Center’s Film Series, consisting of approximately ten films a year.
• Plans and implements museum special events, including two to three family days a year, one major evening event a year, and additional lectures.
• Manages the calendar of all museum programs and plans the schedule annually.
• 3-5 years of experience in museum exhibitions or programs, preferably in a management role.
• A Master’s degree in Museum Studies, Public History, or a related field. Bachelor’s degree with significant experience also acceptable.
• The ability to lead and work in a deeply collaborative environment with people from a variety of backgrounds.
• An ability to multi-task and manage several different projects at once.
• Must be a team player willing to assist in all aspects of museum work as needed.
• Weekend and evening shifts required.

To apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to: or mail to:

Center for Puppetry Arts, Attn: HR, 1404 Spring St. N.W., At
Atlanta, GA 30309-2820. No phone calls, please.

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Weekend Birthday Party Assistant Category: Administrative

Organization Background
The Center for Puppetry Arts is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the art form of puppetry. It is a uniquely creative cultural destination dedicated to celebrating the magic and wonder of puppetry by inspiring imaginations and entertaining the young at heart in all we do. The Center’s high-quality, accessible programming encompasses three areas: performance, museum and education. All programs for school-age children are designed to support curriculum standards in order to enhance classroom learning in a unique way.

Position Summary
Reports to the Birthday & Rentals Coordinator as part of the Development Department. The Weekend Birthday Party Assistant is responsible for assisting with birthday parties on weekends, on an as-needed basis. This is an occasional/part-time role.


• Arrive with enough time to make sure party rooms are cleaned/set up and everything is in order before birthday party groups arrive.
• Verify attendance numbers with Education staff and with the Ticketing attendance report before the groups arrive.
• Help birthday parent(s) unload items from their car such as decorations and food. Parents are responsible for hanging/setting up any permitted decorations in the party room themselves, but the Weekend Birthday Party Assistant is expected to help if needed or if the parent(s) are in obvious need of an extra hand.
• Greet and show birthday family to their party room upon arrival. Give parent(s) a run-through of their schedule and review with them what to expect.
• Direct party groups to all of their activities – the performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop™, party room, and/or Museum – and make sure they arrive on time for each activity.
• Be mindful of where the party groups need to be and when. Sometimes, parties will overlap and this will require asking for help from another staff member to manage traffic flow.
• Station yourself in the main floor breezeway area when not with a party group, so you are easily accessible in case birthday group needs assistance.
• Verify ticket count with birthday parent(s) before party ends and if necessary, issue rain checks or direct patron to the ticket office to settle up any remaining fees.
• Sweep floor, wipe tables, take out trash, and reset for the next party or next day. Clear away tables, chairs, and birthday thrones if there are no more parties that weekend.
• Record notes on the actual number of tickets used, extra payments made or rain checks issued, and any issues or comments from the party; leave these notes for the Birthday & Rentals Coordinator to review.
• Write thank-you notes to birthday parents and leave for the Birthday & Rentals Coordinator to mail.
• Assist with miscellaneous events and rentals as your schedule and availability permits, on an as-needed/as-agreed-upon basis.

Qualifications & Skills
• Passion for the Center’s mission of inspiring imagination, education, and community for the global art of puppetry.
• Outgoing personality
• Crowd management skills and ability to politely “take charge,” especially with regard to managing multiple groups of people simultaneously
• Strong customer service skills, including the ability to interact with guests in a friendly and professional manner and smoothly resolve any issues that may arise
• Ability to anticipate guest needs

Instructions for Application

Please send your resume and a cover letter to:
Katherine Baggett, Birthday & Rentals Coordinator, or Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW., Atlanta, GA 30309-2820. No phone calls, please.

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Seeking Stage Managers & Stage Crew Category: Tech & Production

Elm Street Cultural Arts Village is currently seeking Stage Managers & Stage Crew for it\'s 2017/18 Season.

Shows include:

Black Comedy - September 2017
The Mystery of Edwin Drood - October 2017
Elf Jr. (Part of our Children\'s Spotlight Series) - November 2017
A Christmas Carol the Musical - December 2017
School of Rock (Teen Spotlight Series) February 2018
Decision Heights - March 2018
Little Women the Musical - March 2018
Spamalot the Musical - May 2018
Jack & the Beanstalk - June 2018
Fancy Nancy the Musical - July 2018

Application deadlines vary based on show applying for. For more information and to apply for a position please visit:

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