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Thank you so much for your interest in joining the Tippet Rise Team! Details on staff openings at the art center are below.

Catering Coordinator

Summary
The Catering Coordinator works closely with the Communication and Guest Experience Manager and other members of the Tippet Rise Team including the Co-Directors, the Visitor Experience Manager, and the Visitor Center Manager, to plan and implement catering services during Tippet Rise’s 2022 Summer season.

The Catering Coordinator is responsible for catering services at the Art Center on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for service to visitors at the Art Center from July 1 through August 21. The role is also responsible for organizing catering services for mid-week lunch and dinner needs as well as special projects throughout the season. Responsibilities include ordering and delivery of food, and setting up, selling, and providing food items to staff and guests in Will’s Shed at the Art Center as needed. Additionally, the coordinator will ensure that overnight guests and artists are properly supplied with needed grocery items throughout the summer.

The Catering Coordinator will work independently on tasks with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills. The position requires welcoming interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent customer service. Most importantly, the Catering Coordinator will be a team player and will be willing to collaborate, pitch in, and adapt with Tippet Rise.

Duties and Responsibilities
Operating public food sales at Tippet Rise, expected timeframe: July 1 – August 21
• Researches and implements, with approval of management, a POS system for selling items to the public
• Researches and obtains any additional equipment needed to operate this service
• Determines any additional items to sell and how to obtain them
• Determines how many weekend lunches will be needed on a weekly basis, considering guests, staff and any other Tippet Rise visitors and adjusts from week to week
• Sets up a counter service station on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and sells lunches to guests, staff and other Tippet Rise visitors
• Communicates catering needs with designated caterer (works directly with caterer in a timely manner to place orders and establish a schedule)
• Picks up weekend for sale items from Red Lodge and delivers them to Tippet Rise
• Shops for and keeps food and beverages stocked as well as any accessories including napkins, cutlery, condiments, and cleaning supplies
• Reviews catering invoices with Manager
• Produces sales reports from the POS
• Maintains a clean and organized workstation

Organizing additional catering needs for staff, VIPs and Musicians, expected timeframe: May - October
• Meets with manager weekly to go over the catering plan for the week ahead
• Assists manager in planning, delivering, setting up, serving and cleaning up additional catering services as-needed through the summer including welcome dinners and mid-week lunches and dinners
• May communicate directly with caterers in a timely manner to place orders and organize arrival or pick-up times, communicate any changes, dietary needs or any other information the caterer may need
• Shops for, delivers and arranges groceries for musicians, press and special guests

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Access to reliable transportation
• Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work collaboratively in team environment
• Ability to exercise judgment and make sound decisions
• Experience with Restaurant POS systems including the backend
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in Food & Beverage
• Demonstrates organizational skills to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to safeguard confidential information and perform with a high level of discretion, professionalism, and integrity
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• ServSafe or TIPS Certification a plus

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
• Frequently stands for long periods of time
• Frequently spends time driving
• Frequently lifts, carries and stocks food and beverages
• Frequently speaks, reads, uses a computer keyboard and POS

Employment Details
This full-time seasonal position is expected to begin mid-May, 2022. From July 1 to August 21, work hours will be Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9-5, with additional hours on other days. Additional hours will vary with the needs of the Art Center and could be any day of the week, including evenings. The position will require reliable access to transportation between the art center and pick-up locations for food prepared by providers, and between Tippet Rise and shopping locations where they will pick up groceries, beverages or other catering necessities.

Hourly Wage: The salary range for this position is $20.00 - $24.00 per hour. The salary of the candidate selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity and experience. The above salary range represents Tippet Rise Art Center’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Reports to: Communication and Guest Experience Manager

To apply, please submit your resume to melissa.moore@tippetrise.org. The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 1.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position and is subject to change and adapt with the growth and needs of Tippet Rise. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

Tippet Rise Art Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment opportunities.

Guest Services & Safety Team Member

Guest Services & Safety Team (GSST) Members are primarily responsible for controlling and monitoring access to Tippet Rise Art Center by promoting safety and security for all employees, guests and other visitors, with fidelity to the Core Values. The primary duty station for the GSST Member is the Front Gate of Tippet Rise Art Center. GSST Members will patrol Tippet Rise Art Center property and assist the Special Security Team as assigned. GSST Members will not be armed. Most importantly, the GSST Member will be a team player and will be willing to collaborate, pitch in, and adapt with Tippet Rise.

Duties and Responsibilities

Guest Services
GSST Members are often the first members of the Tippet Rise Team to interact with guests upon their arrival. This interaction will set the tone for the guest’s visit to Tippet Rise.
• Be welcoming and helpful, creating a positive experience for the guest
• Interact with guests, initiating contact using diplomacy, tact and self-control
• Be friendly, clear and succinct in all instructions and communications
• Maintain positive relationships with Tippet Rise’s neighbors and community

Safety
• Control access to Tippet Rise Art Center properties
• Prevent trespassing, vandalism, poaching, theft, violence and disruptive circumstances
• Monitor and observe all persons at Tippet Rise Art Center for safe, appropriate behavior
• Proactively report and document any threat or risk to Tippet Rise Art Center, its guests, performers, employees and/or properties, including activities, incidents and abnormal situations that may result in unsafe, adverse, illegal or undesirable outcomes
• Perform mobile and foot patrols of Tippet Rise Art Center properties as assigned
• Work with, and under the direction of the Special Security Team
• Ensure Tippet Rise Art Center alarms and security systems are operational and in service
• Complete and submit daily logs, notes and communications

Emergency Prevention & Response
• Be initial contact for responding emergency personnel and facilitate expedient access for emergency responders/vehicles
• Maintain knowledge of all Security and Emergency Operations protocols and procedures
• Respond to and assist in any security, medical or other emergency situation, as needed
• Intervene in any situation presenting immediate risk to persons or property, negatively impact guest experience, artist performance, employee job execution, or overall safety
• Deescalate conflicts, tactfully and skillfully, intervening when necessary
• Facilitate the removal of undesirable persons from Tippet Rise Art Center properties
• Monitor security systems, cameras and alarms, respond to all alarms, calls and incidents
• Summon appropriate assistance from Tippet Rise Art Center employees and/or local emergency response agencies to control any unsafe or undesirable situation

Other Duties
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information regarding Tippet Rise Art Center, its facilities, operational procedures, employees and guests
• Innovate and implement new procedures and duties as needed
• Follow proper procedures and preform all duties as assigned, and while unsupervised
• Assist Tippet Rise Art Center and Ranch operations
• Participate in all team meetings and trainings

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Current driver’s license and right to work documents required
• Legally and safely operate motor vehicles
• Possess and use excellent situational awareness
• Work well in a collaborative team environment
• Have excellent verbal communication and customer service skills
• Be able to work well without direct supervision
• Know how to use email, smartphones, Windows computer systems & programs
• Be able to successfully complete a physical fitness assessment
• Pass a background check and drug screening
• Fire/EMS/LEO/Military background a plus

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
• Isolated, indoor and outdoor work environments, with exposure to extreme weather
• Remain outdoors in variable weather conditions including hot, cold, sunny, wet, windy, snowy, stormy, etc.
• Extended periods of sitting, standing, and walking on various terrain
• Driving in inclement weather with hazardous road conditions
• Driving a vehicle such as an SUV, Jeep, golf cart, side-by-side ATV, etc.
• Periods of exposure to loud noises, vehicle fumes, dust, wind and precipitation
• Be physically and mentally agile to maintain a professional demeanor under stress
• Have physical stamina to respond in the event of a protracted threat/emergency
• Ability to stand quietly for 2+ hours at a time while restricting movement
• Ability to lift and carry heavy objects

Employment Details
Full time, Part time, and Summer/Seasonal opportunities available

Hourly Wage: The salary for this position is $18.00 per hour. The salary represents Tippet Rise Art Center’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Reports to: Security Manager

To apply, please e-mail your resume, and a cover letter with 1.) Your Desired Employment: full time, part time or seasonal, 2.) Why you are applying for this position, 3.) Why you are a superior candidate for the Guest Services and Safety Team and 4.) What your career goals are to adam@tacticmt.com. The deadline to apply is Saturday, May 28, 2022.

Tippet Rise Art Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment opportunities.

Stagehand and Production Assistant

The Stagehand and Production Assistant will work with the Artistic Programs and Production Manager to plan, organize, and facilitate rehearsal and performance logistics during the five-week concert season. The position will support flexible workflows and will lead the setup and breakdown of rehearsal and performance spaces. Daily hours vary significantly and include weekends and evenings. Most importantly, the Stagehand and Production Assistant will be a team player and will be willing to collaborate, pitch in, and adapt with Tippet Rise.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist with the daily production needs of the concert season
• Attend Team Meetings as needed

Facilitate rehearsals (usually Wednesday-Saturday)
• Set up stage and attend rehearsals; take note of stage plots and equipment that will be needed for the performance
• Anticipate musician needs (chairs, water, lunch, etc.) for rehearsals
• Complete rehearsal-related tasks as requested, such as finding music stands, adjusting temperature, making sure musicians are ready to rehearse at the scheduled times, printing music, etc.
• Keep the rehearsal space clean and quiet
• Note and communicate any last-minute rehearsal changes to colleagues

Facilitate performances (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)
• Stock green room with refreshments and ensure space is clean
• Collaborate with Tippet Rise team and volunteers to ensure the performance space (the Olivier Music Barn, Tiara Acoustic Shell, and Will’s Shed) is properly set up for each concert
• Set up and move equipment (music stands, chairs, pianos) as needed during the performance
• Support back up plans for performances that move inside due to weather
• Communicate with Artistic Programs and Production Manager and AV team before, during, and after performance; review any issues and make adjustments for future performances
• Be knowledgeable about program, schedule, logistics, etc.
• Assist with ushering as needed
• Strike stage and ensure venue has been properly cleaned at the end of each performance

Concert Season Operations and Other Related Tasks
Assist Artistic Programs and Production Manager when needed in the following ways:
• Support preparation for following concert week
• Transport musicians or guests to and from the airport or to other destinations
• Help coordinate and assist musicians with dining needs
• Along with other Tippet Rise staff, help clean up after catered events, meals, post-concert gatherings, etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work well in a team
• Flexible and adaptable to changes, especially under pressure
• Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive projects
• Ability to problem solve and take initiative
• Enthusiasm for Tippet Rise and its mission, positive attitude
• Classical music background and ability to read music preferred
• Must have reliable transportation and valid drivers’ license
• Proficient with computers

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
• Ability to walk and work outside for extended periods
• Capability to lift, push, slide, and move heavy objects including working with team members to move and set up grand pianos

Employment Details
Terms: Full-Time Seasonal

Dates: Mid-August through late September 2022. The concert season runs from Friday, August 26 to Sunday, September 25, with performances on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. This position is expected to begin no later than Monday, August 15.

Hourly Wage: The salary for this position is $18.00 per hour. The salary represents Tippet Rise Art Center’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Reports to: Artistic Programs and Production Manager

To apply, please submit your resume to rhema.mangus@tippetrise.org. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 17, 2022.

These duties and responsibilities are not intended to represent a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position and are subject to change and adapt with the growth and needs of Tippet Rise. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

Tippet Rise Art Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment opportunities.

Thank you so much for your interest in Tippet Rise Art Center. We look forward to opening internship opportunities in 2022.

Tippet Rise is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.
Tippet Rise is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Tippet Rise are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race; color; religion or belief; national, social or ethnic origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; gender identity and/or expression; family or parental status; sexual orientation; past or present military service; marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, disability status or any other status protected under the law. Tippet Rise will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in hiring or in its workplace.