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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=145157&source=CC3&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 currently has two openings for a full time Facility Cleaning Team member in the Facility Cleaning department.  These opportunities are full time positions scheduled for 40 hours per week and will require availability for some nights and weekends.  A full benefit package and competitive hourly pay salary will be extended to finalists for these positions.


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Facility Cleaning Team member will provide overall cleaning and sanitation of the museum building and will assist in other functions such as furniture moving, item pickup 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 in a way that results in a clean, healthy, and safe indoor and outdoor environment for visitors and staff.


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 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- 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=177667&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 an immediate opening for a Full-time Back of the House / Kitchen Staff member for the Museum’s Terrace Café and Catering Departments.
Responsibilities: 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 food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience. 
Working under the direction of the Chef & the Hospitality Manager, general responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
• Assist in managing day-to-day operation of the kitchen, coordinate food production schedules and ensure highest level of food quality, taste and presentation.
• Participate in food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, taste and presentation and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.
• Control food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling, by training kitchen, restaurant and steward employees on how to handle leftover food items.
• Ensures that all kitchen employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards. 
• In conjunction with the 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 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/dishwash. 
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. 
Apply here: 

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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