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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The museum continually seeks to hire friendly, dynamic, and talented individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds to join our team. We greatly value expertise and skills gained at the museum and encourage professional development and career growth.

Due to the high volume of responses to our employment listings, we regret that we cannot contact every job applicant. If a strong potential match is found, the Human Resources Department will contact you to request further information or schedule an interview.

Current Job Openings

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part time CAM gift shop assistant to work scheduled shifts including on weekends and evenings ..

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the CAM Gift Shop Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Providing excellent customer service to the visitor of the Art Museum
• Assisting floor coordinator with stocking and merchandising the gift shops
• Assisting in opening and closing the shops daily
• Tracking all damaged merchandise for inventory
• Assisting with all aspects of special events and satellite shops
• Assisting with annual inventory process
• Researching artists, brands, books, etc.

Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree is required. Excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with others in a team environment, superb interpersonal skills, and ability to adhere to Art Museum policies & procedures are necessary. In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and be able to learn new software programs. Must be able to carry a minimum of 50 pounds and handle some physical labor.
Employment for this role will run for the duration of the special exhibition or until the satellite shop closes 
 


To Apply:

 
Apply for Gift Shop Assistant using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=380114&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

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 Back of the House / Kitchen Staff member for the Museum’s Hospitality department.   This is a part-time position regularly scheduled 21-24 hours per week.

Position Summary

Under the director of the Executive Chef, the BOH/ Kitchen staff will assist in the preparation of culinary dishes 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 and catering events revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience.

Responsibilities

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for preparation and production of high quality menu items that are accurate in presentation and in taste.
  • Must be able to work in an efficient and sometimes expeditious manner to execute customer orders at and under designated deadlines.
  • Follow and apply all food handling procedures in accordance to health department’s guidelines.
  • Assist in the development of menus & create and ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications. Assist in training other staff as needed.
  • Establish and 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 supervisor, staff and Art Museum departments.
  • Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business.
  • Assist in establishing kitchen goals, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwash.

Requirements:

High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required.  Schedule flexibility and willingness to work on weekends is a necessary. 

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 Cafe-Back of House using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=172045&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Applications can also be submitted during museum business hours Tuesday- Sunday 11 am to 5 pm daily.

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 full-time Digital Content Manager in the Marketing and Communications department. This is a salaried FT position (35 hours per week) with an excellent benefits package.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Digital Content Manager leads the museum-wide digital strategy and works with all areas of the museum including but not limited to Information Technology, Visitor Services, Learning & Interpretation, Curatorial, Collections, Philanthropy and Marketing departments.

The Digital Content Manager supports the institution's strategic goals for audience engagement through website and digital efforts and addresses a diverse museum audience in compelling and strategic ways. This position is ultimately responsible for the digital experiences of the Museum's visitors and partners.

The Digital Content Manager provides leadership in managing the museum’s website, content creation, online art collection, Digital Asset Manager (DAM), SEO/SEM strategy, email marketing, video production, analytics tracking and other various digital marketing efforts.


Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Lead a museum-wide Digital Strategy Team to conceptualize and implement new web/digital initiatives, make strategic recommendations, and develop appropriate plans, specifications, budgets, and metrics for success in consultation with the Director of Marketing and Communications.

  • Serve as on-site web administrator and central point of coordination among museum staff, website developers, digital asset management providers and design firms. Prepare, publish, and maintain content on the museum website. Content Management System (CMS) ownership and maintenance.

  • Manage all aspects of the museum’s email marketing strategy. Create, optimize, and deploy email marketing campaigns via online Email Service Providers.

  • Manage the museum's online art collection and Digital Asset Manager (DAM) including organizing all documents, images and audio/video files and uploading selections to the Piction database in conjunction with the IT Department and Photo Services. Connect multiple databases to the Art Museum website.

  • Measure digital growth of the website and online presence through Google Analytics and various social media insight platforms.

  • Provide SEO/SEM support and strategy including the managing of the museum’s Google Ads account. Build, optimize and deploy strategic Google Ads campaigns.

  • Video content production, editing and online promotion.

  • Assist in the editorial process including assembling assets for the museum website and weekly emails and coordinate with the Marketing department in the creation and publication of social media content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other emerging social media platforms.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and the ability to learn new software required. Familiarity with online platforms such as Zoom, Vimeo, and Microsoft Teams.
  • Focuses on teamwork and collaborates with all co-workers to accomplish goals. Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
  • Supports the museum’s diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • Provides excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of the Cincinnati Art Museum.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Follows Cincinnati Art Museum protocols, procedures, rules, and policies.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 2–3 years of experience in digital project management for nonprofits, with the visual arts, museums, or cultural organizations preferred.

Must have 2–3 years of experience with website content development, content management systems (e.g., Umbraco, WordPress, Drupal), knowledge of HTML/CSS.

Strong knowledge of Email Service Providers (MailChimp, Constant Contact, WordFly). Proficient in email campaign strategy, design, and execution.

Skills

• Strong knowledge of Email Service Providers (MailChimp, Constant Contact, WordFly). Proficient in email campaign strategy, design, and execution.
• Strong understanding of educational uses of the web and social media, and experience producing and developing digital educational content.
• ShapeMust be detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Experience with Google Ads, Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization.
• Hands-on experience with Google Analytics online metrics tracking and analysis.
• High level of proficiency in collaborating as a member of a team and across teams.
• Able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.
• Video production/editing involving Adobe Creative Suite.
• Familiarity and understanding of marketing, digital advertising, and design.
• Project management experience.

To Apply

Apply for Digital Content Manager using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=382769&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 currently has an opening for a full time Facilities Maintenance Technician in the Building and Grounds department. This opportunity is full time position scheduled for 40 hours per week and will require availability to be available on call for emergencies as needed, which may occur on nights and on the weekend. A full benefit package and competitive hourly pay salary will be extended to finalist for this position.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Facilities Maintenance Technician solves facility related problems and performs basic maintenance and minor engineering tasks within the museum. This position carries out service and small projects related to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in the museum and performs periodic inspections of building infrastructure and equipment.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician also performs routine carpentry, plumbing and electrical work using hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing devices to repair or remodel existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions.


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.

  • Performs skilled mechanical maintenance work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and refrigeration control systems by inspecting and testing elements of those systems to locate and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Assures the proper operation of a wide variety of mechanical equipment and devices including pumps, engines, motors, compressors and equipment through troubleshooting and repair. Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment to return equipment to operating standards or performance rates.
  • Repairs existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions by inspecting the work site to determine the materials, equipment, tool requirements, and method to be used to achieve the proper repair.
  • Performs basic electrical work by replacing faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, breakers, insulators and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixtures and equipment.
  • Performs basic plumbing work by repairing existing plumbing and pipelines, replacing washers in valves, installing plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, toilets, water heaters, and opening clogged drains and stopped-up toilets.
  • Practices preventive maintenance in maintaining electronic test equipment and mechanical tools by performing spot checks of equipment to determine their working condition, cleaning and servicing tools and equipment as directed.
  • Assists with documenting the cost of repairs and services by keeping records of time and materials to each job using the work order system and providing periodic status reports to the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor regarding the status of work projects, material consumed, and man-hours utilized.
  • Performs routine carpentry work as needed.
  • Performs painting of non-gallery spaces as needed.
  • Responsible for shoveling and salting walkways and steps in the winter.
  • Assists with deliveries to and from the museum’s storage facility.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Buildings and Grounds Department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma or General Education degree and 3-5 years of electrical, plumbing, general handyman and/or HVAC experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Must have a valid driver’s license. Computer literacy is required.


Candidates must be able to communicate with museum personnel, management, and visitors daily. Candidates must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables. Must have the ability to read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
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 work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, use of stairs and ladder as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight (at least 50 pounds) as needed. May be required to move about in attic spaces and mechanical areas. Use of power and hand tools is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Generally inside 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 the Facilities Maintenance Technician - FT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=379535&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 openings for a part-time (10-28 hours per week) Gallery Attendants.

POSITION SUMMARY

Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a visitor friendly atmosphere; monitoring artwork and museum areas to ensure safety and security; monitoring alarm systems; dispersing and collecting keys; signing in and out contract employees and visitors, answering telephones for department; logging lost and found; assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed; and other duties as assigned.

Gallery Attendants will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed.

General work hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Additional hours may be available dependent on the times and dates of scheduled programs and events.

REQUIREMENTS

High School diploma or equivalent work experience required. Previous security or museum experience is a plus. Candidates must have strong customer service & interpersonal skills and possess a strong ability to work with the public. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of security practices and possess excellent organizational skills. 

Due to the essential nature of all front-line staff positions, security/ gallery attendant staff must be flexible with hours, including some nights, weekends and holidays, as well as have reliable transportation to and from the Art Museum.

TO APPLY

 
Apply for Gallery Attendant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=137664&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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

 

Internship Opportunities

 

Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

 

 

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