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

Candidates may also apply to this position via the following link:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137562&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

 

Apply for Event Captain using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137663&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 $9.00

 

To Apply

Apply for Gallery Attendant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137664&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

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 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

Apply for Visitor Services Assistant using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137662&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Building Maintenance Support Team in the Buildings & Grounds Department. Please note this position will require some nights and weekend work for events associated with the museum. This position is full time position and is benefits eligible.


POSITION SUMMARY


Working under the direction of the Buildings and Grounds supervisor, the Building Maintenance Support Team Member will have responsibility for routine and general upkeep of the Art Museum’s grounds and facilities.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performing general building repair and preventative maintenance. Functions would include cleaning of cooling towers and boilers, performing work orders repairs for departments, and assisting in other work projects as assigned.

  • Assist in cleaning, painting, and making small repairs of art museum galleries and spaces as required. Will also assist in cleaning Art Museum facilities including bathrooms and offices as needed.

  • Assisting in seasonal work duties such as winter shoveling and salting of walkways and steps, spring and summer lawn mowing, weed removal, and bush trimming.

  • Setup and take down for weddings and events held in the museum during and after normal museum operating hours.

  • Assist and escort contractors to worksites in the building.

  • Assist with pick-ups from the warehouses and event set-ups.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Please note this position is considered essential and will be on call for emergencies as needed.


REQUIREMENTS


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year of responsible experience in building and facility maintenance or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience. Should have knowledge of general repair, building maintenance, and grounds keeping. Previous experience in roofing preferred.


TO APPLY

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

Apply for Building and Grounds Support Team using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=138362&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 opening for a Curatorial Assistant in the Decorative Arts and Design department.  This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary

The Decorative Arts and Design Curatorial Assistant will supports the Curator of Decorative Arts and Design in the performance of his/her duties. This position is responsible for the care, research, documentation, exhibition, preservation and presentation of works of art in the permanent collections as assigned.

Responsibilities

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

  • Researches and documents objects in the curatorial collections and stays current with new scholarship.
  • Assists in the development, planning and installation of temporary exhibitions and the permanent collections.
  • Assists in the acquisition of objects for the permanent collections, including research and cataloging duties as assigned.
  • Writes for scholarly publications and other appropriate venues. Writes and presents scholarly lectures.
  • Educates docents and volunteers with regards to the division’s collections and temporary exhibitions as assigned. Researches and responds to outside queries as assigned.
  • Meets with visiting scholars to review permanent collections when appropriate.
  • Attends internal curatorial and exhibition planning meetings as assigned. Attends special events related to curatorial division activities as assigned, including meetings, lectures and exhibitions.
  • Supervises volunteers as assigned. Other special projects or departmental duties as assigned.

Requirements:

A Master’s degree in Art History or a highly related field with a strong knowledge of decorative art and design.  Previous museum experience is preferred.

Necessary skills: Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; computer experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, collections database, etc.); strong research skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to read, analyze and interpret documents; ability to write documents, business correspondence, lectures, and articles; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, collectors, dealers, personnel, visitors, and the general public; reading knowledge of at least one foreign language; strong capabilities in delivering lectures and general public speaking.

Successful candidates should possess enthusiasm for the museum profession and a proven ability to work successfully independently as well as with others to achieve strategic institutional objectives.

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.

Candidates may also submit application materials through the ADP using the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=136888&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 Back of the House / Kitchen Staff member for the Museum’s Hospitality department.   This is a part-time position regularly scheduled 28 hours per week.

Position Summary

Under the director of the Executive Chef, the BOH/ Kitchen staff will assist in the preparation of culinary dishes for Art Museum patrons and to execute the menu to ensure a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. Guest satisfaction in our restaurant and catering events revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience.

Responsibilities

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for preparation and production of high quality menu items that are accurate in presentation and in taste.
  • Must be able to work in an efficient and sometimes expeditious manner to execute customer orders at and under designated deadlines.
  • Follow and apply all food handling procedures in accordance to health department’s guidelines.
  • Assist in the development of menus & create and ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications. Assist in training other staff as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage supervisor, staff and Art Museum departments.
  • Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business.
  • Assist in establishing kitchen goals, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwash.

Requirements:

High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required.  Schedule flexibility and willingness to work on weekends is a necessary. 

A degree in or working toward a degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Restaurant Management from an accredited culinary school highly desired.  Previous work in food service is a plus.

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.

Candidates may also submit application materials through the ADP using the following link:

 Apply for Cafe-Back of House using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=138928&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) for the Learning and Interpretation department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Position Summary

The Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is a full-time, hands-on education space located inside the Cincinnati Art Museum. The REC uses interactive exhibitions and art-making experiences to connect visitors with the Art Museum collection. The REC intern will work closely with the REC Coordinator on a variety of tasks and projects. 

Schedule: Can begin ASAP. 15-20 hours per week required. Some weekend availability preferred. Days and times can be flexible, but consistent.

Responsibilities
  •       Greeting and interacting with visitors to the space.  
  •       Assisting in the preparation, execution, and clean-up of daily art-making activities. 
  •       Collecting data and feedback from visitors about their experiences.
  •       Developing and promoting new weekly storytime program.
  •       Creating original content to increase the REC’s social media presence.
Preferred Requirements

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills as the intern will interact with a diverse audience of Art Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written communication skills, creative thinking, a sense of humor, and a passion for sharing art with others is also required. 

Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Fine Arts, Education, or related field.  Experience working with children preferred.

 

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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum Learning and Interpretation department seeks an Interpretive Programming intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and in-gallery programming. Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10-20 hours a week to this role.

The intern must have weekend availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs.  The tasks of this role include coordinating and facilitating gallery discussions several times a month and recruiting gallery talk facilitators. Intern will also help create art making activities or tours for babies, people with memory loss or people who have developmental disabilities, depending on intern’s interests and educational goals.

Must be willing to work with multiple museum audiences including adults, senior citizens, people who have disabilities, families, children and babies. Background check will need to be completed and passed to participate in internship. This is an unpaid internship

REQUIREMENTS

Must have a career interest in education, art education and/or museum studies. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Must be creative and flexible. Must be comfortable with public speaking. Background in art history or special education is a plus.

If interested, please submit the following materials to [email protected]:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, related experience 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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Learning and Interpretation department seeks a School-Based Learning intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and outreach programming.

Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10-20 hours a week to this role. This internship is the length of the school year and during the summer, from August-December, January-May, and June-August. You may apply for any or all of these sessions. Please indicate your preference of one semester, the full year or the summer in your cover letter.

The intern must have weekday availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs. The tasks of this role include supply preparation for various teacher professional development programs, school programs and outreach programs. Assisting with the development of lesson plans, gallery guides for teachers, marketing strategies for programs, photographing events, and creating promotional materials are also included. Depending on the interest and educational goals of the intern, additional projects are available.

A background check will need to be completed and passed to participate in this internship. This is an unpaid internship

REQUIREMENTS

A background in art history, fine arts or education is required. Must have a career interest in education, art education and/or museum studies. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Must be creative and flexible. College sophomores-seniors as well as graduate students are welcome to apply.

If interested, please submit the following materials to [email protected]:

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

The Cincinnati Art Museum seeks a Marketing and Communications Intern who is eager to grow their skills in public relations, social media, events, and community outreach while working in a non-profit setting.

This is an unpaid internship.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Marketing and Communications Intern will work alongside the Cincinnati Art Museum marketing team on a variety of assignments of projects, including but not limited to:

  • Assist in planning monthly Art After Dark and marketing events
  • Assist in media and ad tracking
  • Write press releases and other marketing content
  • Create social media content
  • Attend community outreach events

DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS

Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10 hours a week, including one weekend a month and the final Friday of each month to assist with Art After Dark. Internship dates and times are flexible. Commitments from January 2018 through May 2018 are preferred.

Undergraduate or Graduate students pursuing a degree in journalism, marketing, media or communications are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have exceptional writing and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with creating content for social media. Must be experienced in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook. Experience in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator are a plus.

TO APPLY

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to:

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.

 

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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