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.

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.

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 $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 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 (10-28 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.

 

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 has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant To the Director for work in the Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert Director’s office.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

 

To direct and facilitate the operation of the Director’s office as it relates between the Director and the staff, trustees, public, other museum professionals, corporate community, and donor base.  Job functions of this position will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and coordinate the Director’s professional and social schedule, and set-up appointments accordingly. Appointments can be virtual or in-person.

  • Screen and/or handle a large amount of incoming phone calls with confidence/care and accurately forward phone calls to the appropriate departments.

  • Act as interface for Director with division heads and staff.

  • Prioritize and sort the director’s mail.

  • Coordinate Director’s travel. Schedule flights and organize all travel related functions including but not limited to hotel reservations, transportation, and maintenance of all travel related identification and resources.

  • Manage and coordinate projects within the Director’s office; special projects may involve the Art Museum’s strategic direction or special initiatives developed by the Director’s office and Senior Staff.

  • Coordinate pickup and delivery logistics to and from the museum as required.

  • Volunteer throughout the museum and be an extension of the director’s office at staff and community related events.

  • Act as secretary to the Board of Trustees.

  • Synchronize activities of the Board, the Executive Committee, Strategic Progress Committee, and other board related committees. Board and committee functions will include initiating agendas, creating meeting minutes, typing, and distributing of board related materials with discretion.

  • Maintaining Board roster and term limit chart.

  • Maintaining Board related documents, such as the Art Museum’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, and Code of Regulations.

  • Maintain the Shareholders of the Association, plan the annual Shareholder meeting, accurately record minutes of annual meeting, and distribute to the shareholders.

  • Regularly maintain the shareholder’s roster and distribute roster as necessary or requested.

  • Act as interface for Director with the officers of the Board and all Board members.

  • Maintain and track procurements of the Director’s Office project and operating budgets.
  • Create expense reports for Directors Travel.

  • Process purchase orders for Director’s office.

  • Maintain Art Museum affiliate memberships.

  • Perform other project-based functions as assigned or requested.


REQUIREMENTS

 

College degree with three (3) years minimum experience at the executive assistant level.  Candidates may also have an equivalent combination of education and years of experience.

Team player with strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with various and diverse groups of people.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.  Candidates will work in a structured but enjoy acting in an ever-changing environment where flexibility and ability to solve problems and multitask are very important.


TO APPLY

Apply for Assistant To the Director position using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=388837&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 part-time Library Assistant for the Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives located at the Art Museum.

This is a part-time position scheduled for 20 hours per week Tuesday-Friday from 12pm-5pm. Occasional schedule flexibility needed.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Head Librarian the Library Assistant is responsible for the following duties as assigned:

  • Accurately shelve books, auction catalogs and periodicals in the library’s stacks according to established procedures. Retrieve materials requested by patrons and staff. Read shelves to keep books in proper order.
  • Process archival files.
  • For at least one hour a day work at the Service Desk, providing assistance to visitors and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Librarian; might include creating displays and writing for the blog.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Background in History of Art preferred. General knowledge of library procedures. Solid organizational skills and accuracy and close attention to detail. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to successfully complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Physical demands: Frequent standing, walking, and reaching. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and climb stairs with ease.

 

TO APPLY

Apply for the Library Assistant – PT position using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=389418&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 full-time Line Cook/Utility worker in the Terrace Café. This position will be scheduled 40 hours per week.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The professional line cook will prepare food to the café specifications and to set up stations for menu. Line cook duties will consist of assisting the head chef, sous chef, dish washer and line cooks with their daily tasks. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our daily customer satisfaction goals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Prep and knife work for events
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Open to working dish shifts if necessary
  • 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 willingness 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 Line Cook/Utility using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=389687&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.

 

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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