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 Servers in the Museum's Terrace Café and Event Catering Department.  The Terrace Cafe is open Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 3 pm daily.  The Terrace Cafe also has hours on Thursday night from 4 pm to 8 pm.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Working under the direction of the Cafe 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 Cafe 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

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 10/20 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 $10.30 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.

 

Apply for Visitor Services 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=384059&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time (10-28 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; 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. 

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 is seeking temporary help on a project-by-project basis as a Carpentry Labor Assistant in the Installation department. This is an hourly, 40 hour per week position with no benefits, where projects last anywhere from 1 – 8 weeks and may include some weekends.

The Carpentry Labor Assistant provides support to the art museum’s carpentry team. This includes the demolition and building of the museum’s temporary exhibitions in gallery spaces and the construction and assembly of casework and display components in the museum’s workshop. While performing these duties, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the safe use of the provided equipment including hand and power tools, saws, lifts, ladders, scaffolding and material handling equipment in the museum’s carpentry shop and throughout the building.

Candidate must have the ability to follow verbal instructions, work as part of a team and independently as directed. Core values in the department include self-reliance, problem solving attention to detail and craftsmanship. Prompt attendance and a positive attitude are required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Disassembling walls and exhibition components, while salvaging plywood for reuse
  • Hauling debris and building materials to the dumpster
  • Packing and Transporting casework to and from the warehouse spaces
  • Standing walls
  • Assisting the IT department in the mounting of AV equipment
  • Using personnel and material handling lifts to aid in construction and demo
  • Drilling and securing Plexiglas
  • Unloading building material and trucks
  • Escorting sub-contractors through the building
  • Demonstrate prompt attendance and a positive attitude

 

REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or General Education degree and valid driver’s license.

Experience in basic carpentry, drywall finishing, commercial painting or previous experience working in a museum or art gallery a plus.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS + WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work will include long periods of standing, use of ladders and personnel lifts as needed at heights of 16 feet plus. Will be required to lift and move items of heavy weight and should be able to lift 65 lbs.

Inside museum galleries, storage areas, offices, basement, and workshops. Offsite locations, as necessary.

 

Apply for Carpentry Labor 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=390442&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 position designed to contribute to the museum’s gift processing and donor/member stewardship process. This position will be responsible for accurately entering membership payments, volunteer dues and various donations for the purpose of fulfilling member benefits and stewarding donors in a timely manner.

This position will regularly be scheduled for 25 hours per week, offers a flexible work schedule but does require a commitment to consistently work on Fridays.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for accurate data/gift entry of memberships, volunteers, affiliate group and event registrations and all other relevant member information as assigned by Philanthropy staff.
  • Enter accurate constituent data for all individuals and organizations, including address updates, constituent demographics, and relationships.
  • Enter returned mail address corrections or other change of address notifications.
  • Database clean-up activity as assigned by the Development Database and Stewardship Manager.
  • Responsible for preparing various solicitation mailings and gift acknowledgements.
  • Responsible for all electronic and physical record filing.
  • Familiarity with Altru or other Blackbaud or other CRM products preferred.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Maintain confidentiality, have a strong attention to detail, answer visitor and member questions.
  • Work independently and successfully collaborate with other team members to achieve institutional objectives.
  • Attend events when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

High School graduate or equivalent level of education. Candidates must have at least 1-3 years experience working in a business/fundraising office.

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Strong attention to detail, accuracy, dependability and organization skills.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Gift Entry Specialist - 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=391506&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.

 

Internship Opportunities

INTERNSHIP POSITION SUMMARY

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time Special Events Intern. This paid internship will be in the fall of 2021. The museum is 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. The candidate must have evening and weekend availability.

 

ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Aid with the planning, implementation, and follow-up related to all CAM fundraising events held throughout the year
  • Assist with event preparation, production, execution, management, and tear down
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends to assist with managing events
  • Assist with coordinating various vendors associated with events.
  • Assisting with general administrative needs as they arise
  • Intern projects may include research on the local venue market & trends of community outreach in the event industry.
  • Welcoming and registering guests at internal & external CAM events
  • Managing RSVP lists for CAM events


INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • The intern should be an upper-level undergraduate student or new graduate with a degree in Events Planning or in a related program or field of study.
  • Intern must be a team player with strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with various and diverse groups of people
  • Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Evenings and weekend availability is a must.
  • Strong ability to multi-task while quickly adapting to a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must be currently enrolled in college program studying events and/or hospitality, tourism, or related field

 

TO APPLY

Apply for the Special Events Intern position using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=391607&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.

 

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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