Employment at The CU

The Cedars Union annex opens in 2018!

The Cedars Union Annex is well underway, and we are looking to open the doors for artists in 2018! 
We will be accepting applications for Part-time staff soon! 

The Cedars Union is looking to build its core administrative team to fulfill its mission!

 We're looking for exceptional candidates to fill the following positions:


Building & Grounds Manager

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The Building and Grounds Manager directs and schedules all maintenance activities and oversees the general upkeep and repairs of all of the facilities buildings, maintenance equipment, shops equipment, studios and grounds. the building and grounds committee and their activities. This position is a working supervisor who reports to the CEO/COO.


  • Minimum: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar capacity such as skilled trade experience
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment
  • Knowledge of control systems and/or robotics
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and ladder diagrams
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Computer literate
  • Willing to execute day-to-day tasks and work independently 
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through effectively
  • Have appropriate certifications with regard to operating equipment, building and grounds systems
  • Have appropriate safety training in operating equipment, building and grounds systems

This position will manage the day-to-day operations of the fundraising/development campaigns for The Cedars Union including an annual fund campaign and a future Capital Campaign to re-purpose a historic building at 1201 South Ervay Street to house The Cedars Union. This position is a full-time position. Provide overall administrative and project management to successfully execute The CU’s fundraising campaigns as well as provide general support to the Chief Executive Officer. Responsible for all data entry, correspondence, filing, record-keeping, campaign events and meetings, and communication with fundraising counsel, volunteers, board members, campaign leadership, prospects and donors, as well as The CU staff pertaining to fundraising issues. Work with marketing and communications staff to create and distribute invitations, announcements and other campaign communications to the public. Work with membership and programs staff to coordinate fundraising efforts. Oversee general office functions of the development office.


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in a not-for-profit fundraising campaign with specific experience in capitlal campaigns preferred 
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical and data input skills and attention to detail
  • Professional maturity, judgment and confidentiality are essential
  • Familiar with basic accounting functions
  • Excellent technical skills and knowledge of online communication and research tools
  • Experience with database management, eTapestry or Raiser’s Edge preferred 
  • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite, required 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and communications skills with a commitment to a high level of service to constituents
  • Event operations and logistics experience 
  • Willing to execute day-to-day tasks and work independently 
  • Energetic, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable with the ability to multi-task and work independently and a small, hands-on work environment 
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through effectively 
  • Strong oral and written communications skills with emphasis on editing and proofreading
  • Knowledge of the local philanthropic community and experience scheduling and staffing solicitation calls


Development coordinator

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