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.

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

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 - 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=384059&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time (10-29 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 11am - 5pm. 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 currently has an immediate opening for a full-time Facility Cleaning Team member in the Facility Cleaning department. This position includes benefits and is scheduled for 40 hours per week and will require availability for some nights and weekends.

The FCT member will provide overall cleaning and sanitation of the museum building and assist in other functions, such as furniture moving, item pick up and delivery to and from the museum warehouse, fulfilling special work orders, and aid in the execution of museum special events. This position works under direct and indirect supervision with a focus on maintaining the museum resulting in a clean, healthy, and safe indoor and outdoor environment for visitors and staff.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities describe the general nature of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all job functions.

  • Perform general custodial duties, including cleaning and sanitation of restrooms, galleries, office areas, café, auditoriums, entrance plaza, courtyards, dock, hallways, stairs, and outside areas when used. Empty, clean and maintain trash cans.
  • Transport, set-up, and tear down of special event furniture and accessories. Remove trash and clean up after all events.
  • Maintain floors by proper cleaning, including but not limited to vacuuming, dust mopping, damp mopping, waxing, and buffing all hard surface floors.
  • Handle appropriate supplies and products for the various job duties.
  • Handle labor intensive work orders, including but not limited to furniture moving, pickups and deliveries for CAM departments.
  • Handle outside pickups and deliveries using museum vehicles or rented equipment.
  • Perform other related job duties as required or assigned by management.

 

REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma and at least one year of experience in a related position or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidates must be able to efficiently manage their work hours and responsibilities, work well independently and as a team member, and effectively communicate with their supervisor and coworkers.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Incumbent will be required to walk and move about the entire museum on foot, and work will include long periods of standing, and use of stairs as needed.  Lifting and moving of items of moderate weight (at least 50 pounds) required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Will generally be inside the museum location. May be required to perform certain aspects of assigned duties outside of museum location. May be subject to changes in work environment due to outside weather conditions.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Facility Cleaning Team Member using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=391864&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

 

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate opening for a part-time Utility (BOH) employee in the Terrace Café and museum kitchen. This position will be scheduled 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 head chef, line cooks, Events & Hospitality Manager, Café Supervisor, 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.

 

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

 

REQUIREMENTS

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

 

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=393477&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 full-time Donor Services Coordinator in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Philanthropy Department. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week.

The Donor Services Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational support for the Cincinnati Art Museum's Philanthropy programs and Director of Director of Philanthropy.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy, duties include but are not limited to:

Divisional Responsibilities

  • Maintains donor records and inputs new data into the Altru system.
  • Prepares correspondence regarding the Art Museum and its donor recognition programs.
  • Provides correspondence and handles report/proposal preparation.
  • Handles all incoming and outgoing mail including prioritizing, copying, distributing, mailing, and filing. Assists with departmental mailings.
  • Keeps Division calendar up to date.
  • Schedules, prepares materials for and staff’s board committees and subcommittees as assigned. Additionally record minutes and helps facilitate follow-up as needed for those committees.
  • Processes invoices, maintains department files, and processes requests for information.
  • Assist donors with requests and inquiries.

Event Responsibilities

  • Assists special events staff as needed with planning, invitations creation, reservations, data entry, deposits, and event files.
  • Attends major donor events and fundraisers to provide on-site assistance and support.

Assistant Responsibilities
The Donor Services Coordinator also serves as the assistant to the Director of Philanthropy. In that role, the candidate is expected to:

  • Manage scheduling for internal and external appointments, meetings, and conference calls.
  • Answer and screen phone calls. Take messages and assist donors with questions and requests.
  • Write and prepare letters and other written correspondence.
  • Maintain any project files as needed.
  • Take on other special projects and duties as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Two year college degree or higher with at least two (2) years of experience in a nonprofit organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must also have excellent computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel. Previous experience with donor management software a plus.

Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate (written and verbal) with a wide range of people, attention to accuracy and detail, ability to handle varied and multiple projects simultaneously, ability to prioritize and schedule work according to deadlines, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals and volunteers associated the Art Museum.

 

Apply for Donor Services Coordinator using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=393947&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 an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager in the museum’s Marketing Department. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week.

The Project Manager works in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications and Design Manager to ensure the design needs of each department are balanced, aligned with the mission of the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM), and met in a timely manner. This role manages design timelines and budgets and plays a crucial project management role with CAM’s graphic design firm.

The Project Manager works with the Design Manager and internal departments in the museum, especially Marketing and Communications Curatorial, and Philanthropy, in addition to vendors including graphic designers, project managers, editorial staff, and project coordinators.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communication, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as key point of contact between the museum and its design agency
  • Uses project software to communicate, maintain timelines and update project lists
  • Facilitates and implements a project schedule that gains the commitment of the design agency and related internal departments, then monitors, maintains and revises the project schedule throughout the project development cycle
  • Prepares project status reports to share with internal museum departments
  • Sources materials and works closely with printing vendors
  • Manages editorial meeting and coordinates the collection of content and design of the museum’s quarterly Member Magazine. Works with editor and design firm to create the publication and distributes publication for review
  • Coordinates the production of the museum’s Annual Report
  • Manages design budgets and exhibition and design-related purchase orders and invoices
  • Maintains and updates museum’s Style Guide and ensures all materials adhere to museum brand
  • Imports images into digital image system
  • Works with curators or other organizations to maintain press images and credit information
  • Drafts alternative text/image descriptions of CAM exhibition press images to make our social media content accessible for patrons with visual impairments

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Knowledge of the design production process or previous project management experience
  • Understanding of marketing, branding principles and basic design skills
  • Experience with budgets, purchasing and accounting
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal customers and external vendors
  • Ability to implement and coordinate comprehensive schedules
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and various software programs
  • Ability to organize/prioritize work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities
  • Ability to exert above average visual and physical effort, occasionally lifting materials or equipment up to 30 pounds

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree required plus 3+ years general experience in project coordination or related fields. Experience in Museum, Advertising, Marketing, Design or Public Relations Agency preferred. Requires a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidates must have intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook. Previous experience in in both the Chicago and AP style of writing is a plus.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is able to work in a fast paced environment that values people who work well within a team as well as independently.

 

Apply for Project Manager, Design and Marketing using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=394160&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 Visitor Research Intern. This paid internship will be in the fall of 2021 for 12 weeks and scheduled 21 hours per week. This position is in person, not remote. Must have evening and weekend availability.

This two-part internship position will help the museum both deepen its current evaluation through in-depth analysis and support the COVES for Art Museums formal launch. The interns time will be split between supporting the formal intercept launch with the research team and diving into program analysis. Both projects will help the museum understand visitor motivations and needs while connecting to current initiatives. The internship will also provide a range of research and evaluation experience for the intern.

This intercept initiative is being coordinated by an organization called COVES, which stands for the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies. COVES is designed to unite museums across the country in systematically collecting, analyzing, and reporting on visitor experience data, The museum has completed prototyping and is ready to launch the program in the fall with the assistance of this intern.

 

ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Assistant Director of Visitor Research and Evaluation, duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the museum in understanding current state and potential goals through deep segmented analysis of past program data to inform future strategy
  • Help establish benchmarks in efforts to expand youth access to the arts
  • Compilation and analysis of existing data from multiple sources. Advanced critical thinking and problem solving will be  
  • Deliverables will include a final analysis report and progress on annual COVEs goal 
  • Project may lead to additional tools and research as well recommendations

 

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate must be comfortable interacting with public, provide great customer service, and engage in active listening.
  • The schedule will be flexible. The intern will work during CAM business hours 9am – 5pm, and some evenings and weekends.
  • Data collection and survey work will take place outside and is weather dependent. Rainy days will be spent working on analysis and online comment compiling remotely. Intern should be comfortable spending time outside.
  • Intern must be a team player who can coordinate with a diverse group of staff and volunteers to ensure a successful COVES launch.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office

 

TO APPLY

Apply for Paid Internship - Visitor Research using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=393040&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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