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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 opening for an Assistant Registrar in the CAM’s Registration department. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Registrar assists the Chief Registrar in all aspects of collection management. In addition, the Assistant Registrar is responsible for any other registrar duties as assigned by the Chief Registrar or the Director of Collections and Exhibitions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

Permanent Collection:

• Processes temporarily receipted objects, including: assigning numbers, tagging, creating curatorial files, issuing changes of location, recording number, distributing receipts and entering original record into Vernon collections management system
• Produces monthly accession reports and annual report
• Assigns accession numbers to approved accession request worksheets
• Coordinates movement of artwork to and from monthly Collections Committee meetings
• Organizes and supervises museum-wide inventories. Applies numbers to objects in storage
• Makes mounts for objects in conjunction with the Design and Installation department
• Oversees collection storage areas and supervises access to same
• Works with curators to find permanent storage locations for objects
• Assists with shipping new acquisitions. Organizes deaccessioned material for shipping and consignment.
• Works with Digital Content Coordinator and Photographic Services department to ensure the accuracy of object data in Vernon CMS, Piction digital asset management system and online collection catalogue
• Participates in storage/gallery cleaning and maintenance

Loans and Temporary Exhibitions, As Needed:

• Processes receipts and other paperwork relating to loans and temporary exhibitions
• Assists with condition reporting objects
• Arranges courier flight and hotel accommodations as needed for loans and temporary exhibitions
• Supervises unpacking and packing of objects in temporary exhibitions. Acts as courier for domestic and international loans. Assists with local artwork pickups and returns


Office Administration:

• Tracks departmental budget, ordering supplies, and processing invoices
• Supervises volunteers and interns in data entry projects, and annotating publications
• Makes appointments for and supervises outside scholars, students and docents while reviewing curatorial files
• Responds to requests for information about the permanent collection from the public
• Assists with special projects:, art storage rehousing projects, etc.
• Assists in performing routine office and clerical tasks including answering telephones and emails, filing, and photocopying
• Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Arts degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Art History or related field required, with 1-2 years’ experience preferred in Registration. Must be a detail-oriented and be able to work with sensitive and confidential material.

Candidate must possess excellent typing and word processing (both numerical and alphabetical) data entry skills. Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel, as well as willingness to learn and use computer applications as needed to perform office tasks.

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from Art Museum staff, members, and the general public.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for the Assistant Registrar using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=443570&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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Café Servers in the Museum's Terrace Café and Event Catering Department. The Terrace Café is open Tuesday through Sunday 11am-3pm daily, and on Thursday it is open 11am-7:30pm.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Café Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Serve food and beverages to guests.
  • Explain to guests about menu items.
  • Clean and prepare the dining areas.
  • Greet and make all guests feel welcome at the restaurant.
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely fashion.
  • Perform other restaurant duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience in customer service, food service, or other related fields
  • Ability to build rapport with guests.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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 atmosphere, and a great work environment.

TO APPLY

Apply for Terrace Café Server using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=385577&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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Visitor Services Assistant (VSA) in the Visitor Services Department. Approximately 10-20 hours per week. Ideal candidates would be available but not limited to weekend and evening shifts when needed, to support the Cincinnati Art Museum during the busiest times.

Working under the direction of the Visitor Services Coordinator (VSC), the part-time temporary VSA will have the responsibility of greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets, memberships and coffee, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, and keeping current on museum events. This role is responsible for ensuring visitors are alerted to all the tools needed for a successful visit. The VSA is also responsible for keeping CAM goals and priorities in mind when welcoming visitors to the museum.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Demonstrate an ability to engage with all guests from a wide range of backgrounds, providing the highest quality customer service.
  • Ensure each visitor or group feels welcomed and receives a cheerful and warm greeting by Visitor Services immediately upon entering CAM.
  • Represent CAM professionally in presentation through dress, written and verbal communication.
  • Ensure the lobbies and coatrooms are clean and orderly.
  • Answer a wide variety of visitor’s questions in person and over the phone. Responsible for balancing receiving visitors at the desk and over the phone.
  • Demonstrate an ability to deal with customer feedback with grace and professionalism. Assist in de-escalating visitor matters.
  • Monitor guest activity to ensure safety, adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Play an active role in reaching CAM strategic goals through promotion of all art engagement opportunities and encouraging return visits.
  • Play an active role in reaching CAM financial goals through promotion of the coffee bar, café, paid programming, membership, exhibition tickets, etc.
  • Ensure back-of-house activities are operated with excellence and attention to detail with team goals in mind.
  • Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintaining the confidentiality of all sensitive information. Conducting member sales and renewals with special attention to correct data entry.
  • Support the VSC with onboarding, training, and skill development of new team members.
  • Manage assigned projects in timely manner with attention to detail while prioritizing the visitor experience. Assist other departments with projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The pay rate is $14.00 per hour with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.

Ideal candidate would be able to work holiday time frames including Labor Day weekend, Thanksgiving weekend (closed on Thanksgiving) and shifts between mid-December and early January (closed December 25).

 

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.

 

Apply for Visitor Services Assistant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=384059&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 immediate openings for part-time (10-29 hours per week) Gallery Attendants.

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

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 11am - 5pm. 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. 

Due to the essential nature of all front-line staff positions, security/gallery attendant staff must be flexible with hours, including some nights, weekends and holidays, as well as have reliable transportation to and from the Art Museum.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Gallery Attendant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=137664&lang=en_US&source=CC4

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Event Catering Department. Event catering shifts will vary depending on museum events. Availability is necessary for evenings and weekends.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

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

  • Serve food and beverages to guests.
  • Clean and prepare the dining areas.
  • Greet and make all guests feel welcome at the museum.
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely fashion.
  • Knowledge of room setup, food safety standards, and food presentation setup.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety standards.
  • Uphold standards of service through different catering events offered.
  • Perform other catering duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Previous experience in customer service, food service, or other related fields.

Ability to build rapport with guests. 

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

Must have evening and weekend availability.

Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours, a beautiful atmosphere, and a great work environment! 

 

TO APPLY 

Apply for Event Catering Server using the link below:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=385584&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

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. 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cincinnati Art Museum currently has an immediate opening for a full-time Facility Cleaning Team member in the Facility Cleaning department. This position includes benefits and is scheduled for 40 hours per week and will require availability for some nights and weekends.

The FCT member will provide overall cleaning and sanitation of the museum building and assist in other functions, such as furniture moving, item pick up and delivery to and from the museum warehouse, fulfilling special work orders, and aid in the execution of museum special events. This position works under direct and indirect supervision with a focus on maintaining the museum resulting in a clean, healthy, and safe indoor and outdoor environment for visitors and staff.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities describe the general nature of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all job functions.

  • Perform general custodial duties, including cleaning and sanitation of restrooms, galleries, office areas, café, auditoriums, entrance plaza, courtyards, dock, hallways, stairs, and outside areas when used. Empty, clean and maintain trash cans.
  • Transport, set-up, and tear down of special event furniture and accessories. Remove trash and clean up after all events.
  • Maintain floors by proper cleaning, including but not limited to vacuuming, dust mopping, damp mopping, waxing, and buffing all hard surface floors.
  • Handle appropriate supplies and products for the various job duties.
  • Handle labor intensive work orders, including but not limited to furniture moving, pickups and deliveries for CAM departments.
  • Handle outside pickups and deliveries using museum vehicles or rented equipment.
  • Perform other related job duties as required or assigned by management.


REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma and at least one year of experience in a related position or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidates must be able to efficiently manage their work hours and responsibilities, work well independently and as a team member, and effectively communicate with their supervisor and coworkers.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Incumbent will be required to walk and move about the entire museum on foot, and work will include long periods of standing, and use of stairs as needed.  Lifting and moving of items of moderate weight (at least 50 pounds) required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Will generally be inside the museum location. May be required to perform certain aspects of assigned duties outside of museum location. May be subject to changes in work environment due to outside weather conditions.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Facility Cleaning Team Member using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=435984&lang=en_US&source=CC4

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 part-time Utility (BOH) employee in the Terrace Café and museum kitchen. This position will be scheduled 15-22 hours per week. Evening and weekend availability is required.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Utility (BOH) employee will assist the kitchen team in various capacities. Utility duties will consist of assisting the Chef, Line Cooks, Events & Hospitality Manager, Café Manager, and other kitchen team members with their daily tasks. A successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our daily customer satisfaction goals.

The Utility (BOH) employee will properly clean and sanitize all dishes, glassware, utensils, and pans; be responsible for maintaining the dish room and dish machine. Assists in cleaning other areas of the café as requested. Prepare food to the café specifications and to set up stations for menu.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Proper operation of dish machines to company and manufacturer specifications.
  • Washes and restocks all dishes, glassware, utensils, pots, and pans.
  • Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers.
  • Breaks down, cleans, and sanitizes the dish machine at the end of a shift in compliance with ServSafe and other safety standards.
  • Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
  • Assists in event setup as needed.
  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Answer, report and follow executive chef or line cooks’ instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to speak and hear
  • Close and distance vision
  • Frequently walking with some standing at times, possibly extended distances; ability to bend and climb stairs when necessary
  • Frequently lift/carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms in any direction and kneel and stoop repeatedly

 

REQUIREMENTS

High school graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Flexible schedule and ability to work evenings and weekends is required.

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.

 

Apply for Utility (BOH) - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=441559&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.

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has a full-time opening for an Event Sales Coordinator in the Hospitality and Events division. This position works a combination of business hours and evening and weekend hours.

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.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and coordinate rental events (internal, external, corporate, social and weddings), working directly with catering, florists, and any other service personnel for an event.
  • Supervise the set-ups for all events.
  • Coordinate the logistics of events with external clients and vendors, internal event managers, and internal/group committee heads and representatives.
  • Answer questions and provide 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 the Chef with tasting demonstrations, planning, and executing menus and alcohol orders for events.
  • Assist in the completion of Banquet Event Orders (BEOs) for clients and internal departments involved in event setup.
  • Occasionally Captain the events; oversee the event staff and execute the event from start to finish.
  • Prepare contracts for clients and coordinate contract details with vendors associated with the event. Coordination of catering for some internal events.
  • Design sales kits and promotional information geared toward potential clients.
  • Create and issue work orders. Prepare and issue master calendar to entire museum staff.
  • Handle all aspects of facility use and rental by internal committees and affiliated groups for internal meetings and 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. Track and maintain statistical data on events.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate must have at least one (1) year of event planning or directly related experience
  • Ability to take initiative, be creative, and stay composed under pressure
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office programs
  • Hospitality and/or event management degree is a plus (Associates, Bachelors, Certificates, etc.)

 

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Events Sales Coordinator using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=442724&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 immediate opening for the position of Director of Marketing and Communications to lead the CAM’s Marketing and Communications department. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Marketing & Communications of the Cincinnati Art Museum is responsible for leading all marketing and promotion strategy, and internal and external communications. This role will lead a team of professionals in areas of social media, advertising, media relations, digital/website, publications, promotional events, and design. This role is responsible for strategic planning, budget management, and the oversight of day-to-day operations in each of these areas.

As a division head, the Director of Marketing & Communications works closely with the museum Director and Chief Administrative Officer as well as directors and managers of all museum divisions. This role acts as spokesperson, manages crisis communications, and actively represents the institution and promotes its mission to a broad range of external constituencies.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develops and implements marketing and communications strategies designed to promote a positive image of the museum and enhance awareness in the city, the region, and among national and international art audiences
• Works collaboratively with the senior team to ensure that the work of the Marketing and Communications division will support the museum’s mission, vision and Reconciliation and Inclusion plan
• Supervises and supports direct reports to ensure that they operate efficiently and achieve institutional objectives
• Writes press releases and pitches local media for television and print opportunities. Responds to media queries and represents the art museum on camera as needed
• Plans and manages on-site promotional events including exhibition media previews as well as supporting Marketing Manager to promote and execute Art After Dark events on final Fridays
• Prepares annual and multiyear budgets for the Marketing and Communications division and monitors these on a regular basis
• Connects the museum with community organizations to form partnerships. Coordinates collaborations with partners, including exhibition promotions, videos, events, etc.
• Supports content and monitoring for social media platforms (including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and uses analytics to direct plans
• Plans and coordinates various aspects of museum film production, including writing scripts and directing. Accompanies media for on-site filming and photoshoots
• Assist with daily media monitoring and tracking. Maintain media distribution lists and coordinate editorial calendars
• Performs special projects as assigned, including but not limited to representing the Marketing division in cross-departmental planning committees and initiatives


QUALIFICATIONS:

• M.B.A. or a B.A. in Marketing, PR, Business or related field
• Minimum of seven years’ marketing/communications and managerial experience
• A prior knowledge of museum and non-profit management is preferred but is not required
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and brand management, promotional campaign management, and media and public relations
• Excellent managerial skills and experience in budget management and institutional planning
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment that values people who work well within a team as well as independently
• Demonstrated ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


TO APPLY:

Apply for the Director of Marketing and Communications- Req 1179 using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=443521&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.

Internship Opportunities

 

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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