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 an opening for a full-time Nightwatch Security Supervisor (2nd Shift) in the Security Department.  This position will scheduled for 40 hours per week; 4:30pm – midnight, Tuesday - Saturday, on a rotating on-call schedule.  This position is benefit eligible.

 

Responsibilities: The Nightwatch Security Supervisor’s primary responsibility is educating and supervising security personnel on the safety and security policies and procedures of the Cincinnati Art Museum.  In addition, the Security Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the nightly security operations, including supervising the security personnel, and promoting excellent customer service both internally and to the public. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervises and coordinates the scheduling of security guards working on the floor and parking lot during events, as well as circulating and monitoring galleries via CCTV, including the inspection of each galleries and doors to ensure proper security and housekeeping are maintained.
  • Assists in maintaining departmental records.
  • Assists in monitoring, operating and maintaining the alarm systems.
  • Investigates and completes accurate incident reports to be submitted to Director’s office, Division Head, and Human Resources.
  • Assists visitors that may be sick or injured.
  • Oversees the closing and securing of the building at the end of the day.
  • Assists in maintaining Security Department equipment including keys, radios and uniforms.
  • Assists with key and access control.
  • Supervises special evening events.
  • Plans and conducts training programs to encourage to development of the security personnel as well as other members of the Art Museum staff.
  • Assists with creating and implementing strategies for identifying and recruiting new Security personnel.
  • Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by Art Museum staff.
  • Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Art Museum.
  • Coordinate and monitor training program
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, (Power Point, Outlook, Word, Excel…)
  • Reliable transportation with the ability to respond (24/7) to any museum or warehouse emergencies in a timely matter.
  • Other duties as assigned by Chief of Security and Assistant Chief of Security.

 

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required.

Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. In addition, the security supervisor must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from staff or visitors. Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations. Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred. Must be flexible with hours and have reliable transportation to and from the Art Museum.

 

Due to the essential nature of all Security positions, all supervisors shall be required to report for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by their immediate supervisor.

 

Apply for Security Supervisor- Nightwatch 2nd Shift  using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=146906&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

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 a full-time opening for the position of Event Sales Coordinator in the Special Events Office.

Position Description:

The Event Sales Coordinator is responsible for aggressively selling and increasing facility rental revenue for the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Events Sales Coordinator is also responsible for assisting in the planning and coordination of both internal and external events while consistently providing excellent customer service to all clients.

General Job Duties:


• Planning and coordinating all rental events, working directly with catering, florists, and any other service personnel for an event. Supervising the set-ups for all events.

• Coordinating the logistics of events with external clients and vendors, internal event managers, and internal/ group committee heads and representatives.

• Answering questions and providing rental and event planning information to potential clients in person, over the phone, and by email.

• Schedule and execute facility tours with potential clients as needed. Assist chef with tasting demonstrations, planning, and executing menus and alcohol orders for events.

• Assist in the completion of Banquet Event Orders for clients and internal departments involved in event setup.

• Promotion of facility for event planning and rental.

• Preparing contracts for clients and coordinating contract details with vendors associated with the event.

• Designing sales kits and promotional information geared toward potential clients interested in facility rental.

• Overseeing budget, issuing charges back to the correct departments. Handling amp; processing purchase orders, invoices, income, and refunds.

• Creating amp; issuing work orders. Prepare amp; issue master calendar to entire museum staff.

• Handling all aspects of facility use and rental by internal committees and affiliated groups for internal meetings and events.

• Coordination of catering for some internal events.

• Establish contact and follow-up with all new, returning, and prospective clients interested in planning an event with the CAM in a timely manner.

• Tracking and maintaining statistical data on events.


To Apply:

Apply for Event Sales Coordinator using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=146149&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Due to the large number of applications received we are unable to accommodate phone inquiries about the status of applications.

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 position in the Development Department leading the museum’s corporate fundraising and sponsorship programs.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position plans and manages the Art Museum’s development efforts relating to corporate sponsorship/membership programs.  The position manages corporate support for the Art Museum by maintaining existing corporate partners; attracting and cultivating new business relationships; handling prospect research; writing appeal letters/proposals to corporations; conducting solicitations; and serving as a primary contact to the Art Museum’s Corporate Committee.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan and implement a comprehensive annual strategy to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate supporter for opportunities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Exhibition sponsorships
  • Special event sponsorships
  • Program related sponsorships
  • Corporate memberships

Prepare budget, develop goals, approaches, follow-up activities and monitor progress through reports.

Research and target corporate prospects, as well as make calls on corporate members for renewals and upgrades.

Oversee the accuracy and timeliness of materials related to responsibilities and to the fulfillment of benefits.

Lead the identification, cultivation and solicitation of sponsorships for exhibitions and other Art Museum programs.

Handle special requests, suggestions and complaints made by corporate partners.

Attend Development Events as needed.

Conduct a minimum of 100 in person visits with current and potential corporate donors per year.

Enter timely and accurate contact reports for all donor visits and maintain up to date information in Altru, the museum’s donor database.

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

REQUIREMENTS:

A four-year college degree minimum and three years of experience and/or training in the field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have at least one year of experience in Fundraising/Development or Sales/Marketing.  Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs; a familiarity with regional corporate community; and the ability to write accurate and persuasive communications. 

The ideal candidate will possess a professional and friendly demeanor at all times while representing the museum and be willing to work well in a team environment. Candidate must be willing to work evening and weekends as needed.

TO APPLY

Apply for Development Officer using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=146065&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.

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 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 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.

Internship Opportunities

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has a paid summer internship position for a select African American undergraduate, who will have completed their sophomore year by Summer 2018. The Fellowship provides for one full time (up to 30 hours per week) employment opportunity for 10 to 12 weeks, at the rate of $10 per hour, and the opportunity to explore museum careers.

Who is eligible?

African American students who will have completed their sophomore year preceding the summer work period. Students must claim the Greater Cincinnati region as a permanent residence (60 miles radius of the Art Museum). Students do not have to be Fine Arts majors, or be committed to a museum career.

 

What does the fellowship entail?

Fellowship projects are based on staff needs and the Fellows’ interests. Please apply to any open intern position listed on the Cincinnati Art Museum’s website.

 

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.  Please indicate in your cover letter that you are interested in the Donald P. Sowell Internship Program.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Apply for Sowell Intern using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=146381&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 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.

 

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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