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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.

 

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 is seeking 4 Summer Camp Instructors to work in the Summer Art Camps at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  This is a FT temporary hourly position scheduled from 10 weeks between June 1 and August 13, 2021.

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The Summer Camp Instructors work closely with the Summer Camp Coordinator and Associate Director of Interpretive Programming in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Summer Camp. This position works with three other instructors to write lesson plans and teach art lessons for groups of up to 24 children ages 6-12. To reduce the risk of infection from COVID-19, Instructors will work in teams of 2 assigned to 12 students each in separate classrooms during the weeks of camp. This position works cooperatively with Art Museum staff to decide on tour stops and topics. This position will also be responsible for day-to-day operations and be charged with prepping, cleaning, and organizing supplies. They will be expected to communicate with the Learning & Interpretation Division about managing supply levels. This position is required to work for 8 weeks of camp plus 2 weeks of planning. Planning weeks will be between June 1 and June 11.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

The Summer Camp Instructors have these primary responsibilities:

  • Help coordinate, develop and implement the Art Museum’s Summer Camp in close cooperation with the Manager of Accessibility and Gallery Programs and Associate Director of Interpretive Programming. 
  • Collaborate with other Art Museum staff and volunteers.
  • Assist in writing lesson plans for ages 6-12 based on a predetermined theme.
  • Facilitate meaningful art making experiences for children ages 6-12
  • Enforce and maintain any necessary COVID-19 regulations and precautions.
  • Facilitate the proper check-in and check-out process for each child.
  • Prep, organize, and clean supplies.
  • Work to engage all children in the Art Museum and help them learn about the Museum’s collection through interactive experiences in the gallery as well as in the studio.
  • Maintains the art studio so that it operates efficiently, is sufficiently supplied, is clean and hazard-free, and suitably supports family programming at the Art Museum.
  • Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
  • Provides excellence in service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Cincinnati Art Museum.
  • Maintains confidentiality and upholds professional standards.
  • Follows Cincinnati Art Museum protocols, procedures, rules, and policies.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Learning & Interpretation Division.



REQUIREMENTS

Qualified candidates will have three or more years of experience teaching art education in a classroom setting. 

BA in art education, fine art, art history, museum education, or related field preferred. An ability to lead art making experiences with children ages 6-12 as well as manage a classroom setting is necessary. Previous education, art, special education and museum experience is an advantage, but not required.

The position requires excellent management and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with both children and adults, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with volunteers and other professionals. Ability to organize a large inventory of art supplies and learning resources is also required.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and an example lesson plan as application materials.

TO APPLY:

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a Summer Camp Coordinator for Summer Art Camps in 2021.  This position will serve as a liaison between the Associate Director of Interpretive Programming and the four Summer Camp Instructors.

For twelve (12) weeks, the Coordinator will work with the Interpretive Programming staff as well as the camp instructors to create lesson plans for the camp to ensure successful weekly lessons.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

The Summer Camp Coordinator will have these primary responsibilities:

  • Plan and develop weekly camp lessons with Associate Director of Interpretive Programming and Summer Camp Instructors.
  • Maintain inventory and prepare materials for upcoming lessons.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and staff to see that all needs are met.
  • During the camp, coordinate with programming staff to ensure drop off and pick up go safely and smoothly.
  • Fill in and support if/when Summer Camp Instructors are ill.
  • Prep, organize, and clean supplies.
  • Work to engage all children in the Art Museum and help them learn about the Museum’s collection through interactive experiences in the gallery as well as in the studio.
  • Maintains the art studio so that it operates efficiently, is sufficiently supplied, is clean and hazard-free, and suitably supports family programming at the Art Museum.
  • Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
  • Provides excellence in service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Cincinnati Art Museum.
  • Maintains confidentiality and upholds professional standards.
  • Follows Cincinnati Art Museum protocols, procedures, rules, and policies.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Learning & Interpretation Division.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualified candidates will have three or more years of experience teaching art education in a classroom setting. 

BA in art education, fine art, art history, museum education, or related field preferred. An ability to lead art making experiences with children ages 6-12 as well as manage a classroom setting is necessary. Previous education, art, special education and museum experience is an advantage, but not required.

The position requires excellent management and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with both children and adults, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with volunteers and other professionals. Ability to organize a large inventory of art supplies and learning resources is also required.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and an example lesson plan as application materials.


TO APPLY

Apply for Summer Camp 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=385576&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

Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the position is primarily responsible for providing financial transactions and reporting within the Finance and Accounting Department. Other duties include, but are not limited to: handling petty cash; cash deposit and receipting; accounts payable bank statement reconciliation; accounts receivable postings and balancing; filing; and some administrative support.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling of cash receipts – admissions, shop, special events, photo services, education programs. Prepare deposit and credit card journal entry.
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable, accounts payable bank statements, credit cards, and flexible spending account bank statements.
  • Management and tracking of catering sales, online and in-house gift shop sales, copier charges, gift shop inventory changes and preparation of monthly journal entries.
  • Track and audit daily cash banks and petty cash, this requires extensive cash handing responsibilities.
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks.
  • Other duties or projects as requested.

 

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required and at least three (3) years of experience in clerical accounting or a highly related field. In addition, a good working knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures is necessary. Proficiency in MS Excel is required. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite products and other accounting software is an advantage.

Ideal Requirements: Ideal candidates will have a four-year college degree and three years of experience and/or training in the field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Non-profit experience is a plus.

 

Apply for Accounting Clerk using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=386133&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

INTERNSHIP POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision and guidance of the Associate Director of Foundation Engagement, the intern will work with all members of the Philanthropy office, helping to unify the department’s communications efforts. 

ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

The intern’s work will focus on communications projects across the Office of Philanthropy. This will include but are not limited to the following functions:

 

  • Conducting background research and writing copy for departmental contributions to the museum’s quarterly Member Magazine.
  • Drafting member and Founders Society emails.
  • Interviewing patrons to develop museum impact stories.
  • Compiling grant funder reports
  • Updating donor acknowledgment letters
  • Assisting with other museum donor communications (e.g. event invitations, strategic plan campaign documents).
  • Research tasks such as entering contact reports and obituary updates into the museum constituent database.
  • Other department and project work functions as assigned or trained.

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS


The intern should be an upper-level undergraduate student in English, Communications, or a similar degree program, with a background in writing. Candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample for review.

Intern’s availability for work hours should align with the CAM business operations hours of M-F between 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Occasional select evening and/or weekend hours may also be needed for donor events.

Intern must be team player with strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with various and diverse groups of people.

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

An interest in museum or arts fundraising is preferred.

 

TO APPLY


Apply for Paid Internship- Philanthropy Communication Intern  using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=384202&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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