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 immediate opening for a part time CAM gift shop assistant to work scheduled shifts on weekends and evenings..

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the CAM Gift Shop Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Providing excellent customer service to the visitor of the Art Museum
• Assisting floor coordinator with stocking and merchandising the gift shops
• Assisting in opening and closing the shops daily
• Tracking all damaged merchandise for inventory
• Assisting with all aspects of special events and satellite shops
• Assisting with annual inventory process
• Researching artists, brands, books, etc.

Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree is required. Excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with others in a team environment, superb interpersonal skills, and ability to adhere to Art Museum policies & procedures are necessary. In addition, candidate 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 visitors. Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and be able to learn new software programs. Must be able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds and handle some physical labor.
 


To Apply:

 
Apply for Gift Shop Assistant using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=145157&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 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:

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 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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Visitor Services Assistant in the Visitor Services Department. Approximately 10/15 hours per week. Ideal candidates would be available but not limited to 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.

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=144663&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

Mary R. Schiff Part Time Library Assistant

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Library Assistant in the Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives Department. Approximately 20 hours per week.

 

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Head Librarian the Library Assistant is responsible for accurately shelve books, auction catalogues and periodicals in the Library’s Stacks according to established procedures. Retrieve materials requested by patrons and staff.

Read shelves to keep books in proper order. For at least one hour a day to work at the Service Desk providing assistance to the visitors and staff. Process archival files. Other duties as assigned by the Head Librarian; might include creating displays and writing for the blog.

 

Qualifications: 

Knowledge of general library procedures. Ability to get along well with library patrons and co-workers.  Accuracy and close attention to detail, strong organizational skills, physical stamina (ability to lift 40 pounds and climb stairs with ease), ability to successfully complete assigned tasks with minimum supervision, and punctuality are essential. Background in History of Art preferred. 

 

Schedule:

20 hours per week. Required hours: 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. Tuesday - Friday.  Occasional schedule flexibility is needed.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Library Assistant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&jobId=153671&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

 

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.

 

 

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 Fall 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.

SCHOOL-BASED LEARNING INTERN

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 arts 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 juniors-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.

Exhibition Design intern

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an unpaid Exhibition Design Intern in the CAM’s Design and Installation department.  This is a part-time position scheduled up to 12 hours per week.  Days are flexible dependent on intern’s schedule.

Position Summary:

 The intern will work closely with the exhibition designer on a number of projects. The intern will gain direct experience working with Curatorial, Conservation and Design and Installation staff on assignments related to both special exhibitions and the museums’ permanent collection of over 65,000 objects. 

 

Responsibilities:

 Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  creating gallery exhibition plans
  • accessing spatial requirements for artwork
  • creating design mock-ups for presentations
  • creating casework elevations and gallery plans for construction

 Requirements:

 Must be able to work at the Cincinnati Art Museum approximately 12 hours per week, and enrolled or completed a BFA, Design or Architecture Program. Experience with autoCAD, Vectorworks, or other drafting software required.

 A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives.  Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 

To Apply: 

 Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Deadline to apply is 9/24/2018

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.

 

 

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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