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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The museum continually seeks to hire friendly, dynamic, and talented individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds to join our team. We greatly value expertise and skills gained at the museum and encourage professional development and career growth.

Due to the high volume of responses to our employment listings, we regret that we cannot contact every job applicant. If a strong potential match is found, the Human Resources Department will contact you to request further information or schedule an interview.

Current Job Openings

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Cafe and Special Events Department.

 

Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Executive Chef & Hospitality Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Report to work with a positive, friendly attitude at all times
• Must serve guests in a prompt, friendly and professional manner
• Answer guest's menu questions and make suggestions
• Provide excellent customer service to the patrons of the museum

 

Requirements

High School graduate or equivalent. Prior fine dining restaurant experience preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from CAM staff, members, and the general public.

Candidate must be dependable, organized, be able to meet the physical demands of position, and maintain a professional demeanor.

Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours & a beautiful work environment!

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
[email protected]

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours.
No drop-in interviews available. No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Event Captain in the Art Museum's Hospitality Department.

 

Position Summary

The Event Captain is responsible for ensuring that his/her assigned events and activities are organized and executed, resulting in the complete satisfaction of the guests attending the event. The Event Captain will supervise and lead the event staff at all stages of a function from set-up to breakdown. The position will report directly to the Hospitality Manager with additional direction from the Executive Chef.

 

Responsibilities
  • Oversees all event service operations and ensures that all event service details are executed. Assist in ensuring that the events are on time. Make adjustments as needed and relay that information to the appropriate personnel.
  • Review Banquet Event Orders (BEO's) at the beginning of each shift to ensure room are set as contracted. Confirm and assist in setup of A/V equipment as needed for the event.
  • Responsible for the performance of the event service staff, including direct supervision of the event staff. Manage the staffing levels before and during the events.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef and Special Events sales team to ensure that quality service is provided for all meeting and event guests.
  • Be an active liaison between the guests and other Art Museum staff to ensure outstanding customer service while maintaining company procedures and complying with company policies
  • Maintain all equipment and facilities in an organized, clean, safe environment.
  • Communicate any areas of need, problems, and concerns from guest to the Hospitality Manager
  • Work closely with Security, Buildings and Grounds, and Visitor Services staff to schedule and perform transportation of supplies and equipment as needed throughout the Art Museum.
  • Complete administrative tasks as assigned by Hospitality Manager and Executive Chef.

 

Requirements

High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Bachelor's degree in Hospitality, or a related business degree preferred.

Minimum of 2 years of experience in events/ banquets, food & beverage, conference services or a related discipline is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Positive interpersonal and customer service skills required. Strong project management skills required.

May work indoor or outdoor settings. Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.

 

Physical Requirements
  • Ability to speak and hear
  • Close and distance vision
  • Identify and distinguish colors
  • Frequent standing with some walking and sitting
  • Will stand for long periods of time
  • Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs
  • Occasionally lifts/carries up to 50 lbs
  • Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills
  • Able to reach hands and arms in any direction and kneel, stoop or crouch repeatedly
To Apply

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available.

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Gallery Attendants. We are looking for friendly and outgoing individuals who have the passion to work in one of country's oldest visual arts institutions.

 

Position Summary

Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a visitor friendly atmosphere; monitoring artwork and museum areas to ensure safety and security; monitoring alarm systems; dispersing and collecting keys; signing in and out contract employees and visitors, answering telephones for department; logging lost and found; assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Gallery Attendants will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed. 

General work hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Additional hours may be available dependent on the times and dates of scheduled programs and events.


Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent work experience required. Previous security or museum experience is a plus. Candidates must have strong customer service & interpersonal skills and possess a strong ability to work with the public. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of security practices and possess excellent organizational skills.


Hourly pay will start at $8.15

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available.

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time temporary Visitor Services Assistant in the Visitor Services Department. Approximately 10 hours per week. Ideal candidates would be available for weekend and evening shifts when needed. 

Position Summary

 

Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the part-time temporary Visitor Services Assistant will have responsibility for greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. 

Responsibilities

 

Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Greeting visitors and tour groups.
  • Selling tickets and memberships.
  • Answering visitor’s questions in person and over the phone.
  • Balancing daily deposits.
  • Gathering data for various research projects.
  • Keeping current on Art Museum events.

The hourly rate is $9 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold. 

Requirements:

 

High School diploma or equivalent education required.  Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public.

In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, examine, and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary.

 

To Apply

 

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] note Visitor Services Assistant in the subject line.

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

Security Guard- Nightwatch Third Shift


The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of Security Guard- Nightwatch.  This is a full time position with benefits scheduled on 3rd shift (12 am to 7 am).


Position Summary:

The security guard-night watch (full-time) is primarily responsible for monitoring the art, Museum areas, alarm systems, and visitors (as necessary) for safety and security. In addition, the security guard-night watch position is responsible for providing excellent customer service both internally and to the public (as necessary) on a daily basis. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent customer service to all visitors and staff on a daily basis while maintaining a positive professional image of the Art Museum.
  • Monitoring the art work and museum areas.
  • Monitoring CCTV and alarm systems.
  • Monitoring lighting inside and outside the building; turning on and off lights inside and outside the building as needed.
  • Assisting in maintaining key control by dispersing and collecting keys and access cards, as well as signing in and out contractors and other visitors.
  • Conducting, at least, three night watch rounds throughout the Museum. Ensuring that windows and doors are locked while inspecting for theft, vandalism, and fire and safety hazards.
  • Answering phones.
  • Preparing absence reports.
  • Reporting and/or logging lost and found items.
  • Ability to work various posts and assignments including assisting in the parking lot as needed.
Requirements:


High school diploma or equivalent. Must have an ability to communicate information effectively to others and work well in a team environment. Must have the ability to understand written and oral assignments.  Must be self-motivated and have a good work ethic.  Must have the ability to work well under pressure and during emergency situations.

Physical Demands:


Incumbent will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed. 

Work Environment:


Generally, inside Museum location. May be required to assist in the parking lot during events. May be required to move about in attic spaces above ceilings and mechanical areas.  All work assignments are subject to change.


To Apply:


If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Email to: [email protected]

Candidates may also turn in an application during Art Museum business hours Tuesday- Sunday 11 am to 5 pm at the front desk.

Position open until filled. No phone calls please

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

Internship Opportunities

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Museum Shop.

 

Responsibilities

Assist in Buying Office and in The Shop. Includes all aspects of retail management, merchandising, merchandise procurement and sales, including the on-line shop.

 

Schedule

A commitment of 3-5 days a week is required. 

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit  the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

We are currently seeking an intern to assist with the planning and execution of weddings, corporate events, and internal museum events. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to preparing event forms, developing floor plans, assisting with the design of corporate packages and supporting the Event Sales Coordinator the day of events.

 

Schedule:

Flexible – Unpaid

 

Preferred Requirements:

Must be currently enrolled in college program studying events, tourism or related field.

 

Application requirements for Internships:

A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.

A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.

A list of all college-level course work.

Other information as specified in the position description.

 

Please submit all application materials in one of the following ways:

Mail:

Cincinnati Art Museum

Human Resources / Internships 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH  45202

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (513) 639-2932                                

No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Visitor Research department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
This internship will assist in the evaluation of visitor experience and community engagement with the Cincinnati Art Museum. Intern will conduct visitor tracking studies and intercepts, and will assist in the compilation and evaluation of research data. The intern will be expected to professionally present findings at the conclusion of the internship.

 

Internship projects may include attending community outreach events or speaking to visitors about their museum experience in exhibitions and programs. Intern will have the opportunity to help craft the scope of their research project and will receive training in visitor research best practices.

 

Schedule: Must be able to work a consistent 2-3 days or 10-15 hours per week schedule. Schedule is flexible but consistent hours are required. The position is part-time, unpaid. Overall timeline of internship is negotiable.

 

REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be pursuing, or have completed, a Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Non-profit management, Statistics, Marketing, or a related field.

 

Comfort engaging museum visitors. Reliable attendance and willingness to spend time standing and walking in museum galleries. Excel or data experience a plus.

 

TO APPLY


If interested, please submit the following materials:
A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.


Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

 

Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

 

 

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