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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

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Event Catering Servers in the Facility Rental Department. Event catering shifts will vary depending on museum events. Evening and weekend availability is required.

 

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 
  • 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.

 

BENEFITS & COMP

  • Hourly Pay Rate: $15.50
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family-level museum membership
  • Discounts in museum gift shop and café
  • Professional development opportunities

 

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=497555&lang=en_US&source=CC2 

 

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 is seeking a full-time Donor Events Manager to play a key leadership and planning role on the museum’s Philanthropy team. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Donor Events Manager, you'll lead all donor, member, and affiliate group programs and events, crafting unforgettable experiences that both cultivate and celebrate our community of supporters. Your ability to infuse creativity into your work will be crucial to encouraging meaningful connections between our donors and our mission.

Reporting directly to the Director of Philanthropy, you'll lead our major fundraising events, including Art in Bloom and Gala. In this role, you'll have the creative freedom to create and execute innovative experiences that attract audiences and drive philanthropic support for the museum.

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, and as our Donor Events Manager, you'll work closely with volunteers, board leadership, and staff to ensure seamless event execution. By fostering partnerships with vendors and through creativity, you'll ensure that our events are not only memorable but also cost-efficient and within budget.

In addition to your strategic oversight, you'll manage a dedicated Donor Events Coordinator, providing leadership and guidance as they assist in bringing your event visions to life. Together, you'll form a dynamic team committed to delivering exceptional experiences that leave a lasting impact on our donors and community.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Fundraising

  • Directly manages all aspects of museum fundraising events, including Art in Bloom, A Happening (summer fundraiser) and Gala.
  • Develops and leads the execution of special event fundraising strategies including peer-to-peer solicitation, corporate sponsorship, direct mail, and on-site fundraising strategies, such as auctions etc. Participates in direct personal gift solicitation as needed.
  • Creates new fundraising events as needed which will raise funds for the Art Museum and oversees volunteer committees organizing such events.
  • Provides creativity, strategic thinking and leadership in the planning and execution of membership and donor events, including receptions, dinners, luncheons, and lectures that help to cultivate, solicit, and steward existing and prospective donors.
  • Owns event fundraising goals as outlined in the museum’s budget.

 

Volunteer Management

  • Oversees and acts as primary museum point of contact for volunteer committees tasked with organizing museum fundraisers.
  • Coaches, educates, motivates, and supports volunteer committees in the execution of peer-to-peer fundraising and sponsorship solicitation.
  • Oversees strategy for the management of museum affiliate groups and their associated programs, including the Women’s Committee, Duveneck Association, Sowell Committee and CAM Catalysts.

 

Management and Other Responsibilities

  • Manages full-time Donor Events Coordinator.
  • Coordinates staff resources to support museum fundraising events, including but not limited to internal hospitality team, marketing, public relations, and design.
  • Oversees the creation of all written material as it relates to donor/member events and fundraisers. This includes invitations, sponsor packets and solicitation letters.
  • Delivers post-event reporting, acknowledgement letters, recognition, budgeting evaluation and future event recommendations.
  • Attends and staffs all major donor events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A four-year (4) college degree.
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working directly with major fundraisers or other donor events with a track record of success managing volunteer planning committees.
  • Must have proven ability to execute small and large-scale events.
  • Experience managing staff a plus.
  • Necessary skills:A proven ability to work creatively and successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. 
  • Must be able to create and manage events that produce significant income and must have outstanding relationship building abilities.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs.
  • Must be proficient in creating and administering budgets.
  • Must possess the ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from volunteers, Art Museum staff, donors, members of the Art Museum, and the public.
  • Must be extremely proactive and self-motivated to achieve department and institutional goals.
  • Evening and weekends availability are required for this position.

 

BENEFITS & COMP

  • Annual salary: $50,000 - $53,650
  • Medical, dental, vision life insurance, 401k retirement planning with company match.
  • Robust paid time off (PTO) and 8 paid holidays
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Dependent care leave benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family-level museum membership
  • Discounts in museum gift shop and café
  • Professional development opportunities

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Donor Events Manager using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=499752&lang=en_US&source=CC2

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 15-25 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, assist with cooking as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. A flexible schedule and the 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 is highly desired. Previous work in food service is a plus.

 

BENEFITS & COMP

  • Hourly Pay Rate: $15.75
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family-level museum membership
  • Discounts in museum gift shop and café
  • Professional development opportunities

 

TO APPLY

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=501080&lang=en_US&source=CC2

 

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

 

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.

 

 

Header image courtesy of Dish Design.