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.

Position Summary

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for the position of Food and Beverage Supervisor.  This is a full time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

The Food and Beverage Supervisor is responsible for the daily management of the front of the house staff and the coordination of resources for the Terrace Café.  Duties include but are not limited to:  daily server staff management, linen and alcohol inventory and ordering, guest services and reservation, daily cash handling/ counting, and general organization of the front end of the café.  In addition the Food and Beverage Supervisor is expected to perform all other responsibilities as directed or as assigned by management. 

 

Responsibilities
  • Daily management of front of the house staff including new hire onboarding, training, and employee relations as necessary.
  • Assist in preparation and setup for catering events. Ensure all Front of House event responsibilities are properly delegated and completed by service staff.  Follow up on functions as needed.
  • Perform liquor inventory and track daily usage. Order additional food or liquor inventory based on the event schedule or as instructed by Executive Chef.  Order and maintain linen inventory for events.
  • All cash handling functions for the café including counting the change drawer, making change for café servers, checking servers out and signing their paperwork, voiding invalid café orders, and returning the cash drawer to the finance office with the correct daily balance.
  • Manage guest reservations. Answering and responding to potential guest's phone calls and inquiries.  Check messages on voicemail daily and maintain reservation book.  Process all “to go” orders for guests and staff
  • Daily administration and distribution of all incoming emails and faxes in a timely manner.
  • Lightly clean and organize the front of the house area when the café is closed at the end of the day.

Requirements

Two (2) year college degree or equivalent education and at least three (3) years of customer service and front end management experience.  Advanced experience in hospitality or restaurant management preferred.

Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner.  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.

 

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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time temporary Visitor Services Assistant 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 will have responsibility for greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events. 

Responsibilities

 

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

  • Greeting visitors and tour groups.
  • Selling tickets and memberships.
  • Answering visitor’s questions in person and over the phone.
  • Balancing daily deposits.
  • Gathering data for various research projects.
  • Keeping current on Art Museum events.

The hourly rate is $9 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold. 

Requirements:

 

High School diploma or equivalent education required.  Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public.

In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, examine, and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary.

 

To Apply

 

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] note Visitor Services Assistant in the subject line.

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. 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 Chief of Security to lead and direct all security related functions of the Security department.  This is a full time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.


POSITION SUMMARY 


The Chief of Security position plans, directs and coordinates all activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s assets, employees, visitors  and others; ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities; advises, makes recommendations, assists in the formulation of goals and objectives; designs, implements and monitors security policies, procedures and programs; complies with federal, state and local legal regulations; and exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned.


RESPONSIBILITIES 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises Cincinnati Art Museum security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
  • Prepares incident reports and records for the senior management team.

  • Evaluates current procedures, practices and precedents for accomplishing Cincinnati Art Museum activities and functions relative to security.

  • Prepares periodic budget estimate and reviews financial reports to ensure security operation efficiency and quality control.

  • Develops preventative security programs, including the supervision of security personnel.  Performs audits of security related performance and conducts physical surveys of premise security, including security equipment condition.

  • Conducts, supervises and prepares reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of Cincinnati Art Museum’s regulations, policies and procedures; develops, implements and manages security training.

  • Assists in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning.

  • Cincinnati Art Museum’s liaison with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies as it relates to security at Cincinnati Art Museum personnel.
  • Directs and coordinates, through subordinate and/or contract personnel, CAM activities and security functions, utilizing knowledge of established policies, procedures and practices. Provides work directives for subordinates.

  • Initiates personnel actions such as recruitment, selections, transfers, promotions and corrective action or dismissal measures. Prepares work schedules; assigns or delegates scheduling responsibilities.  Sets deadlines to ensure completion of operational security functions.
  • Resolves work grievances or submits unsettled grievances to the Director of Human Resources and Administration or other Cincinnati Art Museum corporate officer for action.

  • Interprets and disseminates CAM policy to subordinate personnel; and evaluates employees’ performance.
  • Performs other activities as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS


Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security or a closely related field, or equivalent number of years of experience, and/or five (5)  years full-time experience performing supervisory responsibilities or highly responsible work relating to tasks assigned to this position, or any combination of education and experience provided the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.

  • CPR/ First Aid certification and/ or first responder certification or training desired.
  • Excellent customer relations, computer technology, supervisory, and communications skills required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently required.
  • Experience with electronic ID and facility-access systems required
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and in emergency situations required.
  • Administrative and supervisory experience in security operations required.

 

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.

Internship Opportunities

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Museum Shop.

 

Responsibilities

Assist in Buying Office and in The Shop. Includes all aspects of retail management, merchandising, merchandise procurement and sales, including the on-line shop.

 

Schedule

A commitment of 3-5 days a week is required. 

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit  the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) for the Learning and Interpretation department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Position Summary

The Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is a full-time, hands-on education space located inside the Cincinnati Art Museum. The REC uses interactive exhibitions and art-making experiences to connect visitors with the Art Museum collection. The REC intern will work closely with the REC Coordinator on a variety of tasks and projects. 

Schedule: Can begin ASAP. 15-20 hours per week required. Some weekend availability preferred. Days and times can be flexible, but consistent.

Responsibilities
  •       Greeting and interacting with visitors to the space.  
  •       Assisting in the preparation, execution, and clean-up of daily art-making activities. 
  •       Collecting data and feedback from visitors about their experiences.
  •       Developing and promoting new weekly storytime program.
  •       Creating original content to increase the REC’s social media presence.
Preferred Requirements

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills as the intern will interact with a diverse audience of Art Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written communication skills, creative thinking, a sense of humor, and a passion for sharing art with others is also required. 

Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Fine Arts, Education, or related field.  Experience working with children preferred.

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit  the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

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.

 

Schedule:

Flexible – Unpaid

 

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.

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]

No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, temporary summer intern to work in the Prints department.

POSITION SUMMARY

This internship will assist the Curator of Prints to research and catalogue the Joel and Bernice Weisman Collection of 800 Japanese prints into the permanent collection. This will be a hands - on experience with Japanese prints dating from the 1760s through the twentieth century. A reading knowledge of Japanese and a general background in Japanese print history, history and literature is desirable. 

Schedule: 12 weeks, 6/1/2017 - 8/31/2017, 35 hours per week, paid position. 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate degree, more preferred. Language-Japanese desirable.  

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.

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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has a paid summer internship position for a select African American undergraduate, who will have completed their sophomore year by Summer 2017. The Fellowship provides one part time (24 hours per week) employment opportunity for 10 weeks, at the rate of $10 per hour, and the opportunity to learn about a career in a major non-profit cultural institution in Cincinnati.

 

Educational credit may be available, check with college or university for credit requirements.

 

Who is eligible?


African American students who will have completed their sophomore year preceding the summer work period. Students must claim the Greater Cincinnati region as a permanent residence (60 miles radius of the Art Museum). Students do not have to be Fine Arts majors, or be committed to career in the fine arts.

 

What does the ten-week Fellowship entail?

Fellowship projects are based on staff needs and the Fellows’ interests. Please apply to an open intern position listed on the Cincinnati Art Museum’s website.

 

How do I apply?

To apply for an internship position, please submit:

  • 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.
  • Intern Contact Information
  • A list of all college-level course work.

 

Please submit all application materials in one of the following ways:

Mail: Human Resources
Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH  45202

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (513) 639-2932

 

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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