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Finance and Operations Assistant

The Bar @ AS220 – Barback

Foo(d) @ AS220 – Prep Cook

 

Finance and Operations Assistant

(Part Time)

Job Description

The AS220 Finance and Operations Assistant provides administrative support for the day-to-day administration of AS220, with an emphasis on assisting the Managing Director. It is a 25 hour per week position.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Basic bookkeeping for AS220, including entering and paying bills, preparing deposits, reconciling PayPal accounts, reconciling credit card statements and preparing invoices
  • Basic bookkeeping for AS220 Food & Drink, including entering and paying bills, reconciling credit card statements, recording sales from the POS system into QuickBooks, recording weekly payroll in QuickBooks
  • Assist Property Management with tenant records and compliance with affordable housing requirements
  • Prepare invoices and support for monthly and quarterly draw down requests for grant funds
  • Reception responsibilities, including answering phones
  • Taking and maintaining notes at meetings as requested, including Board of Directors and staff meetings
  • Manage and order office supplies
  • Maintain and upkeep paper and electronic filing systems
  • Other administrative tasks as requested by the Managing Director or Artistic Director


Candidates Should Have Experience with:

  • Basic bookkeeping (such as a staff accounting position)
  • Spreadsheet and word processing applications (Microsoft Office Excel & Word; Google Sheets & Docs)
  • Quickbooks (both Desktop and online platforms)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with the Harbortouch POS system is a plus

 

Compensation

AS220 has an equal pay policy; all non-profit staff are paid $18.50 per hour. In addition staff working at least 20 hours per week receive generous and flexible paid time off.


Prospective candidates should spend some time on our web site as220.org, before applying.


To respond to a posting, send a resume and cover letter to:


AS220 Attn: Jobs

95 Mathewson St, Unit #204

Providence, RI 02903

OR Fax it to 401-454-7445

OR email it to any contact person listed above and jobs@as220.org

 

The Bar @ AS220: Bar Back

(Part Time)

Job Description

 

AS220 is a community of artists in downtown Providence that provides open forums and opportunities to Rhode Island artists. AS220 provides an alternative to traditional presenting venues and has gained widespread attention for its commitment to an “open and unjuried”, egalitarian approach to nurturing creative community.

 

The activities of AS220 include, but are not limited to, around a dozen events each week at our performance space, monthly gallery exhibits, signature annual events, like Foo Fest, AS220 Youth, a free arts program for youth 14-21, and AS220’s Cottage Industries: a Darkroom/Digital Photo Lab, a Printshop, and a Electronics and Fab(rication) Lab. Recently AS220 launched 95 Empire, adding its black box theater and dance studio, and a theater arts school and collective of resident performers involved in theater arts. AS220 currently owns and operates three buildings in downtown Providence housing approximately 50 artists as well as commercial and non-profit tenants, providing individual and collaborative work spaces, galleries, venues for performances and exhibitions, and a bar and restaurant under the banner of AS220. The FY2012 operating budget of AS220 and related for-profit entities is $2.8 million.

 

 

All staff members of The Bar @ AS220 are expected to positively represent not only the bar, but AS220 as a whole, while on and off the clock.  As such, while at work, and coinciding with the upholding of an exceptional level of customer service, all staff are expected to politely and courteously greet, engage, assist, serve, and thank all patrons, performers, fellow staff members, participants of any of AS220’s programming, residents, etc.

 

The AS220 Bar Back provides support to the general night time activities at AS220, with focus primarily on the areas of the bar and restaurant space, outdoor seating, extension of premises (sidewalk) and Performance Space.  The Bar Back reports directly to the Bar Manager or Bartender on duty. The Bar Back will work with the Bartenders and Production Managers on duty to ensure a safe, clean, and secure environment for patrons, performers, and staff alike.

 

Duties

  • Maintaining a well-stocked bar, replacing product and supplies as needed
  • Maintaining a clean, efficient customer environment and workspace by:
    • Bussing all tables of empty glassware, dishware, and debris throughout the shift
    • Clearing performance space of empty glassware and debris throughout the shift
    • Washing glassware and bar utensils in dishwasher
    • Monitoring and cleaning green room, bathrooms, and outdoor seating
  • Monitor patrons, watching for underage drinking, over-intoxication, illegal activity and/ or contraband (including alcohol procured off-premises, or exiting premises with open container), etc., reporting to and coordinating with bartender on duty and/ or production manager on duty, as needed
  • Diligent completion of side-work during down time
  • Close bar and break down in accordance with mandated policy and procedure

 

Prospective candidates should spend some time on our web site as220.org, before applying.

 

To respond to a posting, send a resume and any other requested materials (see below) to:

 

AS220 Attn: Jobs

95 Mathewson St, Unit #204

Providence, RI 02903

OR Fax it to 401-454-7445

OR email it to jobs@as220.org

 

AS220 Foo(d): Prep Cook

(Part Time)

Job Description


AS220 is a community of artists in downtown Providence that provides open forums and opportunities to Rhode Island artists. AS220 provides an alternative to traditional presenting venues and has gained widespread attention for its commitment to an “open and unjuried”, egalitarian approach to nurturing creative community.


The activities of AS220 include, but are not limited to, around a dozen events each week at our performance space, monthly gallery exhibits, signature annual events, like Foo Fest, AS220 Youth, a free arts program for youth 14-21, and AS220’s Cottage Industries: a Darkroom/Digital Photo Lab, a Printshop, and a Electronics and Fab(rication) Lab. Recently AS220 launched 95 Empire, adding its black box theater and dance studio, and a theater arts school and collective of resident performers involved in theater arts. AS220 currently owns and operates three buildings in downtown Providence housing approximately 50 artists as well as commercial and non-profit tenants, providing individual and collaborative work spaces, galleries, venues for performances and exhibitions, and a bar and restaurant under the banner of AS220. The FY2012 operating budget of AS220 and related for-profit entities is $2.8 million.

 

AS220 Foo(d) is an eatery that embraces the values of the organization and recognizes the outreach potential inherent in a mission aligned food program. In light of our mission to support local artists and entrepreneurs, we look to our local New England farms and food artisans to provide our quality ingredients. Menu items are created using the freshest local ingredients available and as the seasons change, so our daily specials and menu also change. The physical space consists of a 340 sq ft counter/kitchen area and a 1300 sq ft seating area. The kitchen is OPEN. The atmosphere is casual and family friendly. Part of the aim of the food program is to create an opportunity for meaningful food service training and work experience for young people participating in our AS220 Youth program.


AS220 Foo(d) Staff are expected to positively represent not only the restaurant, but AS220 as a whole, while on and off the clock.  As such, while at work, and coinciding with the upholding of an exceptional level of customer service, all staff are expected to politely and courteously greet, engage, assist, serve, and thank all patrons, performers, fellow staff members, participants of any of AS220’s programming, residents, etc. Staff is responsible for the running of AS220 Foo(d) in accordance with our mission, values, policies and practice.  

 

The Prep Cook is responsible for preparing all necessary food items within a timely manner and according to chef’s direction.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * This position requires attendance as scheduled and policy and procedure compliance. * Maintain a gracious, pleasant and friendly attitude, while contributing to a teamwork-based work environment. * Take pride in his/her appearance and conduct. * Follow all safety and sanitation guidelines at all times. *Make sure the line is stocked with clean pans and plates at all times. *Filling out health department sanitation logs for the dishwasher and sanitizer sink. * Ensure the highest quality preparation and presentation of food items.. * Measure and assemble ingredients and cooked items according to menu specifications. * Portion food into individual and bulk packages. * Wash and clean fruit and vegetables for peeling, dicing, shredding, or slicing using kitchen hand utensils and electric equipment. *Help  maintain the flow of service, control cost/waste, and build sales. * Complete specific cleaning responsibilities and station maintenance including, but not limited to, the walk-in refrigeration, prep, and dry storage areas. * Prepare food in a way to avoid waste and spoilage, ensure high quality, and to maintain food safety standards; daily/weekly food inventories correspond with food sales. * Helps set up, maintain, and break down the kitchen. * Stock/restock items on the line according to specifications. *Taking inventory of prepared food in house and using this as a base to make/execute an accurate prep list. * Responsible for the set-up, cleanliness, and organization of the work area before, during, and after every shift. * Position requires slip-resistant shoes.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This position requires regular attendance; requires the ability to stand or walk for hours at a time; frequently required to hear, speak, walk, crawl, climb, stand, reach, bend, balance, kneel, stoop, lift and carry items up to 50 lbs; requires ability to tolerate significant changes in temperature, and frequent immersion of hands in water and cleaning or sanitizing solutions. Specific vision abilities required by this Note: The job description reflects the assignment of the essential functions of the current position, but does not prescribe or restrict tasks that may be assigned. The essential functions are specified, but are subject to change at any time for various reasons, including management discretion.