Health and Safety Coordinator 

Our Dream

Anderson Ranch is looking for a positive, energetic and reliable Health and Safety Coordinator. This job will require a high degree of customer service experience and professionalism. They will need to be well informed on COVID-19 protocols and regulations and able to speak to others about the requirements the Ranch has in place to protect its students, faculty and staff. They should have administration experience in order to manage records and reports around business safety. This person will enjoy problem solving and working with a team. 

Who We Are

 Anderson Ranch Arts Center (the Ranch) is a year-round visual-arts organization with a 50+ year history of providing transformative experiences that celebrate artists, art-making and creative dialog, at the intersection of craft and the global contemporary art world. Anderson Ranch brings together both aspiring and internationally renowned artists who come from across the country and around the world to test new ideas, explore new disciplines and techniques, hone their art-making skills, engage in meaningful dialog, and connect with thought leaders and world-renowned collectors, critics, and influencers.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s campus is an artistic community nestled among the pristine peaks of the Rocky Mountains. The Ranch campus consists of 14 buildings providing 55,000 square feet of facilities including eight studio buildings, a gallery, a lecture hall, café, store, administrative offices, a student dormitory, as well as apartments and cabins for artistic staff and artists. State-of-the-art equipment allows cross-disciplinary experimentation within the mediums of ceramics, woodworking, photography, digital fabrication, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. The campus is an oasis of renovated 19th-century cabins and barns that sit alongside contemporary designed buildings, all within the renowned cultural and recreation communities of Aspen/Snowmass, CO and the Roaring Fork Valley.

We cultivate a culture of experimentation and collaboration, offering world-class art making facilities and equipment across diverse mediums, experienced visiting faculty and access to the highest quality artistic staff.

Our Mission: Anderson Ranch Arts Center enriches lives with art, inspiration, and community

We achieve this by offering:

  • Workshops: Providing intensive 1-3-week workshops for artists of all levels and all ages that both improve technical art-making skills and provide transformative experiences for art makers.
  • Advanced Mentoring Programs: Offering advanced three-year advanced mentoring programs that advance artistic practice and careers in the arts.
  • Artist Residencies: Providing 5 and 10-week long juried Artists-in-Residence programs which give emerging and mid-career professional artists the time, space and resources to develop new work using our world-class facilities.
  • Visiting Artist Experiences: Providing flexible and unique curated experiences to support established international artists seeking a retreat to experiment in new mediums or with new techniques and ideas, supported by our staff.
  • Anderson Ranch Editions: an artist’s workshop and print publisher program for hand-printed limited-edition lithographs, screen-prints, and etchings by established artists.
  • Community Engagement: Hosting lectures, discussions, seminars, and special events that build a community that appreciates, understands, and supports art making within the global contemporary art world and the human experience for both our Ranch guests and the local community.

Our Work Culture

  • Changing Lives and Changing the World Through Art: We care about people and helping them improve their lives. Helping people learn and grow, personally and professionally, in a challenging and supportive environment. We meet people where they are and help them step in the right.
  • Culture of Diversity & Inclusion: We learn from diversity and it makes us stronger. At the center of our mission is helping people find their whole selves in their artistic practice and. We strive to live the same values in our professional lives. That includes actively embracing diversity of age, race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental ability, as well as background and experience. We approach our work thoughtfully, make mistakes, learn from each other, and share a commitment to inclusivity.
  • Rigor & Excellence: We provide the best possible experience for our community of guests, including faculty, students, residents, Visiting Artists, volunteers, supporters and staff. We demand the best from ourselves and each other. We believe in a “Culture of Critique” where we offer and receive honest feedback and support each other in learning and improving.
  • Culture of Critique: We believe in offering honest feedback to each other and helping each other explore our efforts and improve our outcomes. We believe in being open to hear and learn from each other’s feedback.
  • Culture of Results, Connectivity and Flexibility. We believe overachieving is better than overworking. We prioritize the Ranch and get the job done 110% by being available when needed, by being open, working collaboratively, welcoming feedback and getting work done efficiently, effectively and on time. Once this is achieved, we enjoy the flexibility of where and when we work; we can pursue our passions, be it art-making, family, hobbies, special interests or obsessions.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Operations and Events Manager, the Health and Safety Coordinator assists in the execution and administration of COVID-19 campus safety. This role involves a high degree of customer service skills and interaction with donors and supporters of Anderson Ranch.

Core Responsibilities:

The Health and Safety Coordinator  is asked to:

  • Maintain the Adult Health Screening Form: audit form weekly to ensure staff and participants are filling it out each day while they are on campus; 
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Adult Program Participant Affidavit and Waiver as well as the Children’s Program Waiver; 
  • Assist with receiving the weekly COVID Testing Consent Forms from program participants and updating the corresponding spreadsheet; 
  • Assist with the coordination of on-campus COVID-19 Concierge Testing
  • Assist the Operations and Campus Events Manager with monitoring campus events for COVID safety;
  • Be available to answer questions from guests, students and visitors to the Ranch regarding the Business Safety plan;
  • Work with Studio Coordinators to ensure workshop students are adhering to the COVID safety guidelines; 
  • Assisting with Business Safety walkthrough each day they are on-campus; 
  • Assist with submitting Event Safety Plans as needed; 
  • Bringing any issues to the attention of the Operations and Campus Event Manager; 
  • Assist with updating campus signage related to COVID;
  • Monitor the news and Pitkin County COVID-19 Response and Recovery website for any updates;
  • Assist the Operations team with any other COVID-related projects on campus. 

 Sample Weekly Schedule: 

Monday: Assist with the participant orientation, ensure each class is adhering to the COVID safety guidelines, ensure all workshops have completed their Daily Health Check. Be available to answer any participant questions about COVID safety guidlines. 

Wednesday: Assist with coordinating the weekly concierge testing on campus. Campus walk to ensure all supplies, signage, and forms are up to date. 

Friday: Assist with the preparation of materials for the incoming week of participants, ensure all online safety forms and waivers have been completed. Campus walk to review supplies, signage and forms are up to date. 

Staff Community Responsibilities:

  • Community Outreach Leader: All staff members are expected to build and lead partnerships with community organizations as they relate to their area of responsibility, and to actively support the outreach efforts of other team members.
  • Engaged & Supportive Team Member: All staff are expected to support colleagues and engage in the programs and events of the Ranch by attending lectures, artist talks, fundraising events, and community-wide events and being available to jump in and help make them a success.
  • Professional & Personal Development: Continuing to learn and improve is a job requirement of all staff. Team members are expected to be growing, learning, and improving in their artistic and professional lives.
  • Brand Ambassador: All team members are expected to comport themselves in a manner that is fitting with the organization; represent the Ranch both on and off-campus, as well as online and on social media, keeping in mind that positivity and professionalism are respected and appreciated.

Other Duties:

  • The descriptions above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the role. 
  • All personnel are required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
  • This role requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours as needed, and particularly intense time demands in the summer months.
  • This job description may be changed or updated at any time throughout employment.  

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Temporary Part-Time Employee
  • Reports to: Operations and Campus Event Manager 
  • Compensation: The position is intended to be 24 hours per week at $17-$20 an hour based on experience. It is a seasonal position, mid-May through September. 
  • Sick and Safe Leave 

NOTE: The above is an abbreviated representation of benefits defined in the Employee Handbook, which governs all employment terms. No other verbal or written exceptions to those terms are honored without a written directive by the President and Chief Executive Officer and signed by the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to


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