who's hiring in cle: park place technologies, cuyahoga arts and culture and more

Welcome to the latest installment of Fresh Water’s “who’s hiring” series. Twice a month we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for and how to apply.
Park Place Technologies
Park Place Technologies has been keeping their clients’ data centers running smoothly since 1991. The IT services organization specializes in post-warranty hardware maintenance. Park Place has a fleet of technicians around the country that can be on-site to service a machine within four to 20 hours.

“We began as a computer hardware reseller, then the founders saw a hole in the market and we jumped to the service side of things," says Dan Gleeson, a senior recruiter with Park Place.

Park Place has seen explosive growth in the last six years, with 25 percent annual growth for five years straight. The company hired more than 90 people last year, for a total of 330 in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. About 140 Park Place employees are based in the Mayfield Heights headquarters.
The company is now planning to top its 2014 hiring record by adding more than 100 more people in 2015. At least 60 of the positions will be in Cleveland, including a training class of 20 new business development associates staring in February. 
For a full listing of the current open jobs and to find out more information, go to Park Place’s careers page.
Cuyahoga Arts and Culture
Cuyahoga Arts and Culture is filling the newly-created position of associate for communications and grant programs. The organization needs a creative, energetic and detail-oriented person to work across functions to efficiently and proactively provide support to all members of the CAC team and serve CAC’s cultural partners. The associate reports to the deputy director and will work closely with the grant managers and communications manager to improve systems, streamline workflow and implement key projects in these areas.
For more information, click here. Or send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the hiring manager by January 30th.
Great Lakes Neurotechnologies
Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, manufacturer of a line of bioinstrumentation products for research and clinical needs, is hiring a junior software engineer and a biomedical engineer. Send resume and cover letter to the recruiter.
Breakthrough Schools, Bike Cleveland and more
Breakthrough Schools, Cleveland’s highest-rated network of free, public charter schools, is currently recruiting teachers, leaders, and operations staff.  The organization has 28 openings in its network of seven campuses. To see the positions, click here, then start the application process.
Bike Cleveland is looking for a communications and membership manager to develop and lead a comprehensive communication plan for the growing organization and manage a membership program that will maximize member recruitment opportunities and engage current members in order to maximize their retention. Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to the hiring manager.

The Regional Information Technology Engagement (RITE) Board needs a part-time program coordinator for its Get I.T. Here! programs and the RITE central office. See the full job description for more information. To apply, send resume and cover letter to the hiring manager.
Esperanza, Inc., the region’s only organization dedicated to the educational needs of Cleveland’s Hispanic community, needs a development director and a part-time mentoring program specialist. Send resume and cover letter to executive director Victor A. Ruiz for the development director positon; and to programs director Jesus Sanchez for the mentoring position.
BlueBridge Networks, a regional leader in data storage, with data center services, cloud computing and infrastructure solutions across its networks, has several technical positions open: a network administrator ; a systems engineer; and a data center sales engineer. To apply, send resume and cover letter to the hiring manager.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has a variety of open positions, including a library collections coordinator to manage the acquisition of all library and some archival resources; handle the paperwork for all donations to the library and archives; and manage the inventory and physical space for all library collections. For more information about any of the open positions, contact human resources.
The Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization is looking for a Gordon Square Farmers Market  manager for the 2015 season to oversee all aspects of market operations during the season as well as pre and post-season administrative duties. See the full details here. To apply, send cover letter and resume to John Hausman, director of community involvement.

Read more articles by Karin Connelly Rice.

Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.
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