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Thank you for your interest in the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center ! We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus. For available full-time, part-time instructors, internships, and volunteer positions, we will respond directly to applicants that best match the qualifications for the open positions.

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Please submit your resume, cover letter, and references in person at the front desk or email us at mail@sdc-arts.org. We hire team members in a variety of areas and expertise, so additional emails may/will be provided for different positions. Please contact us at 719.295.7200 for more information and any follow up questions.

The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



Chief Financial Officer

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Job Description: Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer

Reports to: CEO

Type: Full-time

Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $70-$90k + Benefits Package

Position Summary: The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center (SDC) is looking for a CFO to join our nonprofit organization to manage all financial aspects, including investments, internal financial controls, safety compliance related to SDC facility, and audit activities with all divisions including IT, Guest Services, Gift Shop, and Operations. The CFO will work in concert with the CEO ensuring ADP HR policies and compliance training.

Key Performance Indicators tracking and analyzing industry trends are key components of this senior leadership position. The resulting work of the CFO will provide forecasting and return on investment (ROI) functions for current and future programs that will through the CEO aid the SDC Board of Trustees in their role of overseeing and working with the Executive, Finance, and Endowment Committees.

The ideal candidate is a strategic leader who can plan and direct these functions. They will act as a trusted thought partner to the CEO on a day-to-day basis and along with other organizational leaders. The CFO will create the annual budget with the CEO. Responsibilities include cash flow planning, preparing, and reviewing departmental budgets and tracking operational metrics. An in-depth knowledge of risk management methodology as well as the ability to forecast is essential to this position and the capital projects that will be overseen. This position manages SDC resources to be most beneficial to the SDC in order to help maximize our funding.

and is responsible for monitoring and monthly reporting on operating capital project results throughout the year to ensure the financial health of the Arts Center. They will analyze long-range financial trends to project impact on future growth related to sales, compensation, and grants. The CFO also reviews and approves all contracts including all third-party vendor relationships and requests for proposals to ensure favorable terms, reduce risk, and ensure compliance with internal and external policies. It is imperative that the CFO be able to focus on fiscal restraint while also supporting a level of risk tolerance in pursuit of the goals that the Arts Center has set.

For more information, responsibilities and duties, please download the PDF: 

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To Apply:

Please send a letter of intent, resume (max 2 pages) and below-referenced work samples to Tammie Medina at tammie@sdc-arts.org, with “Chief Financial Officer” in the subject line. All inquiries and materials will be confidential. Please do not mail hard copies or phone.

  • All candidates will need to upload a cover letter, their most recent resume, as well as work samples as described below:
  • Cover letter that communicates your background and fit for this role
  • Resume detailing your professional and/or CPA background
  • Portfolio of 2-3 work samples that demonstrate your ability to design, implement, communicate, or lead effective back office programs
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The application process may be closed at any point after that date.

We reserve the right to accept no candidates for this position. The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for the employee in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment. Job descriptions may and do change periodically.

The SDC Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable, accessible, and welcoming environment for all employees, volunteers, and guests. We encourage any individual interested in working with the Arts Center to apply.


Art Instructors

The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center is excited to announce the return of art classes! With the great diversity and quality of local talent, the Arts Center welcomes anyone interested in teaching one or more arts classes with us. We are actively looking for painting and drawing instructors and welcome a variety of other mediums!

We are also actively seeking instructors to teach watercolor and/or painting courses for our youth programming for Friday Arts Academy! If you are interested in teach one of these mediums, or any other medium, please reach out to us!



To submit a proposal to our Director of Education and Programs, Ashton Langrick, please email her at Ashton@sdc-arts.org for more information or any accommodations needed to submit your resume, cover letter, and any references.



Peer Mentor Program

We are launching a new volunteer program geared toward High School students! This program will offer opportunities for participants to earn volunteer hours, to learn valuable skills and experience while assisting instructors in our youth art classes, and to be able to attend educational opportunities such as panel talks and seminars about careers in the arts, and students’ other learning goals and interests. This program will also aim to develop a youth arts community where students can develop leadership skills, have meaningful discussions with each other, learn from one another, and have regular socializing opportunities. Click more info at the bottom for more information or download the form now and email/submit to Ashton Setvin at ashton@sdc-arts.org.

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Artist in Residence Program

The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center strives to provide opportunities for artists to improve their skills and craft. We will be launching a new Artist in Residence Program very soon and will be including details and information here. Please check back periodically for updates and for the application to become available to apply. Thank you for your interest and patience!


Internship Opportunities

The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center strives to provide learning opportunities to students and young professionals. We accept inquiries for internships on a rolling basis. Please click the button below to download and print the internship application. Check the box(es) to mark which department(s) you are interested in interning with.

Internship Application PDF

Departments to choose from include:

Visual Arts/Collections & Exhibits | Education and Programs | Buell Children's Museum | Marketing and Communications | Graphic Design | Development | Facilities and Conference Services | or simply list your interest.

You can email it to ashton@sdc-arts.org and mail@sdc-arts.org, we will make sure to contact you when we receive it and it gets to the right department. Thank you for your interest!



Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center! We have a great variety of opportunities throughout the year. To volunteer with us, please complete and return a Volunteer Application to us. Applications can be submitted to cayla@sdc-arts.org.


Note that all volunteers, instructors, and staff are subject to completing a successful background check. After completing your application, please also complete the attached Background Check Authorization Form and provide a color copy of your valid driver's license to us. You are welcome to provide those to us via email to cayla@sdc-arts.org or you can bring them to us in-person at the Museum's Welcome Center.

Background Check Form



Friday Arts Academy Scholarship   

Friday Arts Academy is our child and youth arts program which serves students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade. We welcome all students and seek to provide access for everyone. We offer scholarships to as many students as possible each semester.

To apply for a scholarship for our Friday Arts Academy classes, please complete the application form below.

FAA Scholarship Form 

You can return completed applications to Guest Services at the museum’s front desk, email your completed application to ashton@sdc-arts.org, or mail your application to 210 N. Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003 Attn: Ashton Langrick.

Questions: Contact Guest Services at 719-295-7200 or Director of Education and Programs, Ashton Langrick, at 719-295-7200 ext. 7214 or ashton@sdc-arts.org.


School of Dance Scholarship  

To be considered for the scholarship, please fill out the following form and submit it with your financial documents no later than August 26, 2023.

School of Dance Scholarship 

You can return completed applications to School of Dance at the Box Office front desk, email your completed application to schoolofdance@sdc-arts.org, or mail your application to 210 N. Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003 Attn: School of Dance.

Questions: Call 719-295-7221 or email schoolofdance@sdc-arts.org.


The Arts Center Associates

The purpose of this organization will be to create a community-wide interest in the local area to support the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center by promoting educational activities, events, and services related to the fine arts and humanities. The Arts Center Associates meet the 3rd Tuesday of the Month, September through May.



The policies and activities of this organization may in no instance conflict with the stated purpose of its parent organization, the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, and shall be ultimately responsible to the Arts Center Executive Board.

Membership and Dues:

Membership: The membership shall consist of those persons who are members in good standing of the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, and who are willing to devote a portion of their time in the furtherance of the purposes of this organization.

Dues: The annual dues of this Organization shall be twenty (20) dollars per year made payable to the Treasurer of this Organization. Dues shall be paid in January and annually thereafter.


Privileges of Membership:

Any member in good standing shall have the right to vote, participated in meetings, and to hold office in this Organization.



For more information or to join The Arts Center Associates, please call Guest Services at (719)-295-7200.