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 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
Fax: (513) 639-2932
[email protected]

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 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

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
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

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 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 $8.15

 

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
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

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 the position of Accounting Clerk in the Finance and Accounting department. This is a full time staff position with an excellent benefit package.

 

Position Summary

Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the position is primarily responsible for providing financial transactions & reporting within the Finance and Accounting Department. Other duties include, but are not limited to: handling petty cash; cash deposit and receipting; accounts payable bank statement reconciliation; accounts receivable postings and balancing; filing; and some administrative support. Salary is equivalent to $14.00 - $16.50/hr.

 

Responsibilities
  • Handling of cash receipts – admissions, shop, special events, photo services, education programs. Prepare deposit and credit card journal entry.
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable, accounts payable bank statements, credit cards, and flexible spending account bank statements.
  • Management and tracking of catering sales, online and in-house gift shop sales, copier charges, gift shop inventory changes and preparation of monthly journal entries.
  • Track and audit daily cash banks and petty cash, this requires extensive cash handing responsibilities.
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks.
  • Other duties or projects as requested.

 

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required and at least three (3) years of experience in clerical accounting or a highly related field. In addition, a good working knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures is necessary. Proficiency in MS Excel is required. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite products and other accounting software is an advantage.

 

Additional Requirements:

Ideal candidates will have a four-year college degree and three years of experience and/or training in the field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Non-profit experience is a plus.

  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service orientation
  • Communication skills

 

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
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

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 an immediate opening for the part-time position of Kitchen Staff- Back of the House staff member in the Art Museum’s Hospitality department.

The Back of House staff member will assist in the preparation of culinary delights for Art Museum patrons and to execute the menu to ensure a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. Guest satisfaction in our restaurant revolves around the excellent food presentation, high food quality, and overall dining experience.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Kitchen Staff’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, taste and presentation and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Chef & the Hospitality Manager, establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities.
  • Establish and require strict adherence to health department food handling guidelines.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Chef and the Hospitality Manager, develop menus & create and ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications. Train kitchen staff on all new menus.
  • Individual must maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage management, staff and Art Museum departments.
  • Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen and dishwashing areas.
  • Assist kitchen operations by having a willingness to work in all capacities of back of house functions including dishwashing and food inventory when necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. A degree in or working toward a degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Restaurant Management from an accredited culinary school highly desired.

 

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
Fax: (513) 639.2932

Email: [email protected]

Candidates may also turn in an application during Art Museum business hours Tuesday- Sunday 11 am to 5 pm at the front desk. 

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 temporary Visitor Services Assistant/Parking Booth Attendant in the Visitor Services Department. Approximately 10 hours per week. Ideal candidates would be available for 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/Parking Booth Attendant 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. In addition, the part-time temporary visitor services assistant works in the front parking booth and will greet visitors as they enter the Art Museum.

Responsibilities

 

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

  • Directing vehicles to the parking lot.
  • Distributing and taking parking tickets.
  • 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.

 

To Apply

 

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected]

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours Tuesday through Sunday 11 am to 5 pm.  Please note Visitor Services Coordinator in the subject line. 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 seeks an innovative and energetic Exhibition Designer to join the Museum’s Design and Installation team.  This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.


Position Summary:

Working under the direction of the Head of Design and Installation, the exhibition designer leads design efforts to produce thoughtful and engaging exhibitions at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The Exhibition Designer works in collaboration with cross functional teams which includes but is not limited to curators, educators, and internal/ external project stakeholders, utilizing the museum’s permanent collection, as well as through traveling exhibitions. 


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver exhibition design schemes within established budgets, timelines, technical and environmental parameters.
  • Execute gallery wall plans and shop drawings for display cases, platforms and other exhibition furniture.
  • Manage all design documents and distribution of these docs to related project stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate with all involved project managers to effectively execute the exhibition vision.
  • Support original exhibition design ideas while incorporating and building upon the ideas and feedback of other involved parties.
  • Effectively manage several overlapping and demanding design projects simultaneously. Solve problems and design challenges creatively.
  • Seek project bids, schedule and facilitate gallery work with contractors and museum security.
  • Visit fabrication facilities and gallery spaces to ensure designs are understood and executed properly.
  • Attend regular exhibition planning meetings and facilitate design meetings as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain presentation and ADA accessibility standards throughout the museum.
  • Provide spatial analysis of museum spaces for installations and considered exhibitions.
  • Make design revisions as requested by key stakeholders and collaborators.
  • Maintain a working inventory of exhibition display cases and furniture for reuse.
  • Source conservation approved exhibition building materials.
  • Assist with Installations as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art or Design with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in exhibition design in a museum.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.  Candidates with exemplary backgrounds in theatrical scenic set design, environmental or retail design may also be considered.   Master’s degree preferred.   

Candidates must also possess a strong understanding and proven track record of ADA compliance and Smithsonian recommendations for Museums.  A demonstrated knowledge of spatial planning, museum display and preventative conservation standards, with the ability to produce design plans and construction documents are required.  Strong math skills and usage of construction terminology and architectural vocabulary.  Strong time management, project management and organizational skills are required.

Candidates should have knowledge and ability to effectively use AutoDesk (CAD) at an advanced level and experience in Adobe applications, large format printing and basic office and email software. 

Knowledge and ability to use SketchUp and/or other design modeling tools is a plus, in additional to any previous experience working in metal, cabinetry or other fabrication facilities. 

 

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

Email to: [email protected]

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 qualified candidates for the position of Curator of European Art.  Curatorial rank will be commensurate upon experience and education.


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Curator of European Art will have overall responsibility for the stewardship and development of the museum’s extensive holdings of European paintings, sculpture, and all works on paper except prints and photographs.  The person in this position will research, interpret, acquire, conserve, and educate by performing the following duties:

 


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Demonstrates curatorial responsibility for all art objects within the aegis of the curatorial department, and works in cooperation with other curators where departmental responsibilities for art objects overlap, for example with prints, photographs, or contemporary art or where an artist is ascribed dual nationalities.

 

  • Cares for, researches, documents, exhibits, preserves (in consultation with the Conservation Department), and publishes works of art in the permanent collection, including those in storage or on display.

 

  • Responsible for the generation of temporary exhibitions, whether from concept or by assignment, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum or by another institution. Exhibitions involve organizing, researching, writing, supervising and/or coordinating details such as lectures, catalogues, brochures, labels, installation, photography, gallery tours, publicity, fund raising, presentations on the exhibition topic, selection and negotiation of loans, hosting lenders and artists, and preparation of and adherence to budgets.  Museum procedures have to be followed, and all activities have to be coordinated with all relevant existing divisions such as: Museum Services, Development, Marketing and Communications, and Learning and Interpretation.

 

  • Lectures and writes on works of art in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection (s) for scholarly meetings and/or publications, or general and particularized programs within the Cincinnati Art Museum, for books, newspapers, and general publications, all within the limits of curatorial specialties and based on or related to the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum. Where necessary, all writing (e.g., grant writing, journal writing, brochure texts) must be coordinated with the proper division, such as Learning and Interpretation, Institutional Advancement, or Marketing and Communications.

 

  • Seeks and recommends new acquisitions of gifts or purchases within the curatorial specialties or the permanent collections, including scholarly research and background material to justify consideration of a given art object or objects and prepares acquisition worksheets.

 

  • Furnishes consultation and advice on art matters to other museums, public and private collectors, at no time suggesting financial appraisals. Attends conferences and lectures, and visits museums and dealers in U.S. and abroad.  Acts as courier in U.S. and abroad in coordination with the Registration department.

 

  • Installs and labels works of art in the permanent collections in concert with the divisions of Learning and Interpretation, Registration, and Design/Installation.

 

  • Responsible for division, maintaining and adhering to all relative budgets, including those related to permanent installations, temporary exhibitions, the department and special projects.

 

  • Where applicable, supervises departmental staff, including volunteers and interns. Represents museum at social and civic events.  Serves on various committees or panels, and attends meetings demanded by the position.

 

  • Responsible for docent training, public lectures, gallery talks, and press education for selected projects in coordination with the divisions of Institutional Advancement, Learning and Interpretation and Marketing and Communications.

 

  • Supports the fund-raising and public relations efforts of the Cincinnati Art Museum, in coordination with the divisions of Development and Marketing and Communications.

 

  • Serves as liaison between the Cincinnati Art Museum and departmental visiting committees and other groups with special interest in or support of the department, including the museum-affiliated Friends of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture.

 

REQUIREMENTS:


M.A. in Art History (Ph.D. preferred) with a minimum of five years relevant professional experience in the field.   Curatorial rank will be commensurate with experience.

The Curator of European Art must demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve institutional objectives.  Must possess a broad familiarity with European Art, from the late middle ages to the early twentieth century, with a specialty focus within these parameters; a demonstrated knowledge of museum practices; excellent written and oral communication skills; good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs; and a commitment to both scholarship and working with diverse public constituencies; ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from museum staff, donors, members of the museum, and the general public.

 

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

Email to: [email protected]

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 qualified candidates for the position of Curator of Photography.  Curatorial rank will be commensurate upon experience and education.

POSITION SUMMARY:


The Curator of Photographs will have overall responsibility for the stewardship and development of the museum’s extensive holdings of photographs and related programs.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provides overall direction to the department and its activities and ensures its compliance with the mission, goals, and strategies of the Museum.

  • Demonstrates curatorial responsibility for all art objects within the aegis of the curatorial department and works in cooperation with other curators where departmental responsibilities for art objects overlap, for example with contemporary art.

  • Cares for, researches, documents, exhibits, preserves (in consultation with the Conservation Department), and publishes works of art in the permanent collection.

  • Responsible for creating temporary exhibitions, whether from concept or by assignment, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum or by another institution. Exhibitions involve organizing, researching, writing, supervising and/or coordinating details such as lectures, catalogues, brochures, labels, installation photography, gallery tours, publicity, fundraising, presentations on the exhibition topic, selection and negotiation of loans, hosting lenders and artists, and preparation of and adherence to budgets. This activity shall follow Art Museum procedures and should be coordinated with all relevant existing divisions such as Museum Services, Development, Marketing/Public Service, and Education.

  • Lectures and writes on works of art in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection(s) for scholarly meetings and/or publications, or general and particularized programs within the Cincinnati Art Museum, for books, newspapers, and general publications, all within the limits of curatorial specialties and based on or related to the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum. Where necessary, all writing (e.g., grant writing, newspaper writing, brochure texts) must be coordinated with the proper division, such as Education, Development, or Marketing/Public Service.

  • Seeks and recommends new acquisitions of gifts or purchases within the curatorial specialties or the permanent collections; conducts scholarly research and finds background material to justify consideration of a given art object or objects; and prepares acquisition worksheets. Gifts and purchases are recommended by the curator to the Chief Curator, who recommends them to the Director and ultimately the Collections and Acquisitions Committee of the Board. No works of art may be purchased or accepted as gifts without the Director’s and the Board’s approval.

  • Furnishes consultation and advice on art matters to other museums, public and private collectors, at no time suggesting financial appraisals.

  • Installs and labels works of art in the permanent collections in concert with the divisions of Learning & Interpretation and Museum Services.

  • Responsible for maintaining and adhering to all relevant budgets, including those related to permanent installations, temporary exhibitions, the department, and special projects.

  • Where applicable, supervises departmental staff, including a full-time curatorial assistant and volunteers.

  • Responsible for docent training, public lectures, gallery talks, and press education for selected projects in coordination with the divisions of Development, Learning & Interpretation, and Marketing.

  • Supports the fundraising and public relations efforts of the Cincinnati Art Museum, in coordination with the divisions of Development and Marketing.

  • Serves as liaison between the Cincinnati Art Museum and departmental visiting committees and other groups with special interest in or support of the department.

  • Represents museum at social and civic events.

  • Serves on various committees or panels and attends meetings demanded by the position.

  • Attends conferences and lectures and visits museums and dealers in U.S. and abroad.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Chief Curator.

 

REQUIREMENTS:


M.A. in Art History (Ph.D. preferred) with a minimum of five years relevant experience in the field. 

Skills necessary: A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives; must possess a broad familiarity with the history and current state of fine-art photography; a demonstrated knowledge of museum practices; excellent written and oral communication skills; good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs; a commitment to both scholarship and working with diverse public constituencies; an ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from museum staff, donors, members of the museum, and the general public. The Curator of Photographs must be able to create and manage program budgets.

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

Email to: [email protected]

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 qualified candidate for the position of Grants and Foundations Manager in the Development department of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

POSITION SUMMARY 

Working closely with the Corporate, Membership and Annual Fund Manager, and museum program staff, the Grants and Foundations Manager plans and manages the Art Museum’s fundraising efforts related to foundations and government grant-making entities, as well as the ArtsWave to achieve operating goals and to secure grants for special initiatives as assigned by the Director of the Art Museum.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches foundations and government grant programs.  Disseminate useful findings to appropriate staff and match opportunities to Art Museum priorities, including exhibitions, conservation, educational programs, and capital projects.
  • Maintains multi-year plan for solicitations of foundations at the regional and national levels and government grant programs at the state and federal levels.
  • Develops grant proposals and reports in partnership with program staff (curator, educator, etc.).
  • Advises museum program staff of action steps to remain in compliance with grants.
  • Manages all requirements of ArtsWave, Ohio Arts Council, and City of Cincinnati operating support grants.
  • Coordinates efforts to introduce new foundations to the Museum.
  • Coordinates good relations with foundation staff and trustees through ongoing stewardship activities, including progress and final reports, site visits, and event invitations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Development.

REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor’s degree or higher from accredited college or university is essential and three (3) years related experience.  A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. 

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and the use of the Internet for research and grant applications. 

Must be able to write accurate and persuasive grant proposals, progress reports and program summaries, essential.  Must present information effectively and respond to questions from museum staff and grant makers, essential.

Must meet deadlines and be extremely proactive and self-motivated to achieve department and institutional goals, as well as be highly organized and pay strong attention to detail. 

Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 

Knowledge of the grant making activities in the museum field, as well as a visual arts and/or arts education helpful.



TO APPLY

If interested please submit an application including a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum, Attn: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Resumes may be mailed or emailed to [email protected]

Position is 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 seeks a Marketing and Communications Intern who is eager to grow their skills in public relations, social media, events, and community outreach while working in a non-profit setting.

Position Summary

The Marketing and Communications Intern will work alongside the Cincinnati Art Museum marketing team on a variety of assignments and projects, including but not limited to:

  • Assist in planning monthly Art After Dark and marketing events
  • Assist in media and ad tracking
  • Write press releases and other marketing content
  • Create social media content
  • Attend community outreach events
Duties and Requirements

Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10 hours a week, including occasional weekends and one Friday night a month to assist with Art After Dark. Internship dates and times are flexible. Commitments from January 2017 through the end of the school year preferred. This is an unpaid internship.

Undergraduate or Graduate students pursuing a degree in journalism, marketing, media or communications are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have exceptional writing and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with creating content for social media. Must be experienced in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook. Experience in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator are a plus.

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to:

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 Membership department.  

Must be able to work 8 hours per week.  This summer internship is unpaid but could lead to a paid, part-time position in the fall 2016.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This internship position will assist the Membership department staff in entering membership dues into the museum’s database and fulfilling member benefits and mailings.

 

SCHEDULE

 

Eight hours per week/ 4 hours over two days or eight hours on one day.  The position would ideally begin on 05/16/2016 through 08/26/2016.  

 

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 Visitor Research department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
This internship will assist in the evaluation of visitor experience and community engagement with the Cincinnati Art Museum. Intern will conduct visitor tracking studies and intercepts, and will assist in the compilation and evaluation of research data. The intern will be expected to professionally present findings at the conclusion of the internship.

 

Internship projects may include attending community outreach events or speaking to visitors about their museum experience in exhibitions and programs. Intern will have the opportunity to help craft the scope of their research project and will receive training in visitor research best practices.

 

Schedule: Must be able to work a consistent 2-3 days or 10-15 hours per week schedule. Schedule is flexible but consistent hours are required. The position is part-time, unpaid. Overall timeline of internship is negotiable.

 

REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be pursuing, or have completed, a Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Non-profit management, Statistics, Marketing, or a related field.

 

Comfort engaging museum visitors. Reliable attendance and willingness to spend time standing and walking in museum galleries. Excel or data experience a plus.

 

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]

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IN-GALLERY PROGRAMMING INTERN

The Cincinnati Art Museum Learning and Interpretation department seeks an Interpretive Programming intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and in-gallery programming.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10-20 hours a week to this role. Must have weekend availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs, including Cincinnati Stories, Ancient Meets Contemporary, and MUSE. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Dates and times outside of scheduled events can be flexible. Commitments from January through the end of the school year preferred. This is an unpaid internship. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Preference given to juniors and seniors completing a BA, BFA or Graduate Students in Art Education, Fine Arts,  Education, Art History or similar field. Must have strong writing and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with public speaking.

 

If interested, please submit the following materials to [email protected]

 

  • 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.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

 

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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