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 in the satellite shop during special exhibitions ..

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.
Employment for this role will run for the duration of the special exhibition or until the satellite shop closes 
 


To Apply:

 
Apply for Gift Shop Assistant using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=169248&source=CC3&lang=en_US

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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=169367&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 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 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 the position of Rosenthal Education Center Coordinator.  This is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly position with a schedule set for Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm, Thursdays from 1pm to 8 pm and Fridays from 11am-5pm

 

Position Summary:

The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) manages the daily projects and interactives in REC, the Art Museum’s family-friendly education space. All interactives and art projects are planned by the Division of Learning & Interpretation. The assistant is responsible for implementing these projects and engaging families as they explore the space. The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center is also responsible for any additional tasks set forth by the Director of Learning & Interpretation, the Coordinator of the Rosenthal Education Center, or any other member of the Division of Learning & Interpretation. This includes and is not limited to prepping program supplies and cleaning the space.

Responsibilities:

  • Engages visitors as they enter the space by explaining the current installation and encouraging them to explore and work on the given art project.
  • Reports on the needs of visitors and number of visitors in the space each day.
  • Talks with visitors to promote other Family programs that may be of interest to a particular family.
  • Makes samples of the current art project to explain to interested visitor
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Division of Learning & Interpretation.
Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent education; Bachelor of Arts degree or some college preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills are required for this position.  Ability to clearly explain and implement various art projects and interactive activities to a wide range of people and age groups and effectively present information and respond to visitors’ needs is central to this position.    A background or current collegiate course work in early childhood education, studio art or art history is preferred.

 

Strong organizational skills; must be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and to work independently and at a high level of productivity in a very busy environment.  

A background or current collegiate course work in early childhood education, studio art or art history is preferre


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

Or use link provided: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=162886&source=CC3&lang=en_US

 

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 10/20 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 $10 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.

 

 

Ideal candidate would able to work holiday time frames including  September 2, Thanksgiving weekend (closed on Thanksgiving) and shifts between December 21 and January 4 (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.

 

 To Apply use link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=137662&source=CC3&lang=en_US

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a creative and detail oriented individual to join the team in the position of Junior Exhibition Designer in the 3D Design department. This is a part time position, regularly scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Position Summary: 

The Junior Exhibit Designer will support the Exhibition Designer in schematic design, design development, and construction documentation for temporary and permanent exhibitions at the museum. Candidates must have the ability to produce design plans and construction details. They must be well versed in construction techniques and CAD software. They must be a good communicator and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Primary Job Functions:

 

  • Collaborate with the Exhibit Designer on concept sketches (including 3D renderings, hand sketches, and models) and complete photo research for design presentations.
  • Assist with drawing objects to scale, floor plans, elevations, and detail drawings of exhibit furniture.
  • Provide spatial analysis of museum galleries for installations and considered exhibitions.
  • Maintain a working inventory of exhibition display cases and furniture for reuse.
  • Review and develop ADA accessibility standards for exhibition and temporary exhibitions.
  • Create an accurate, well-documented archive of design work that is easily accessed by staff.
  • Source conservation approved exhibition building materials and samples.


Minimum Requirements:

Candidates with a B.A. degree or progress toward a B.A. in exhibition design, architecture, industrial design, theater design or equivalent field of work is required.

Proficiency in Vectorworks (2D and 3D), AutoCad or CAD related software. Vectorworks preferred.

Candidates should have experience in Adobe applications, large format printing, and Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word, and Excel).

Portfolio submission required.

1-2 years of exhibit design within a museum or a museum related environment is preferred.

 

Apply for Junior Exhibition Designer using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=170385&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

Funded by the generosity of the Mellon Foundation, the Cincinnati Art Museum has three ten- to twelve-week internships for 2020 in objects, paintings, paper or photograph conservation.  Our conservators are an integral part of the museum team, specializing in paintings, objects, paper and textiles. 

 

Position Summary

The internships are for 10-12 weeks in 2020, length and start dates negotiable.  The successful candidates will arrange their own housing and be eligible to work in the U.S.  A stipend of $9000 will be paid bi-weekly.  The application deadline is December 15, 2019.  The successful applicants will be notified no later than January 30, 2020.

 

 

Preferred Requirements

Our preferred internship candidate is a graduate student in a recognized conservation training program, but experienced pre-program applicants will also be considered.  The successful candidates will possess good hand skills, a basic understanding of the specialty conservation and an interest in learning about museum practice.

 

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]

 

Questions may be addressed to [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.

Overview:

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.

Responsibilities:

In addition to providing administrative support to the department, the Special Events Intern responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• Providing assistance with the planning, implementation, and follow-up related to all CAM fundraising events held throughout the year
• Assisting with event production and management
• Ability to work evenings and weekends to assist with managing events
• Assisting with general administrative needs as they arise
• Welcoming and registering guests at internal & external CAM events
• Managing RSVP lists for CAM events
• Maintaining various files

Qualifications: 
• A demonstrated interest in special event planning and execution
• At least one year of event management–related experience preferred
• Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule
• Strong ability to multi-task while quickly adapting to a fast paced environment
• Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office

 Schedule:

Flexible – Unpaid, Availability to work 1-2 weekend events per month 

 

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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