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 on weekends and evenings in the satellite shop during special exhibitions ..

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=145157&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 28 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.

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596.

Candidates may also submit application materials through the ADP using the following link:

 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=156272&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.

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Gallery Attendants. We are looking for friendly and outgoing individuals who have the passion to work in one of country's oldest visual arts institutions.

 

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.


Hourly pay will start at $9.00

 

To Apply

Apply for Gallery Attendant - PT using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137664&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available.

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 part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Cafe and Special Events Department.

 

Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Executive Chef & Hospitality Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Report to work with a positive, friendly attitude at all times
• Must serve guests in a prompt, friendly and professional manner
• Answer guest's menu questions and make suggestions
• Provide excellent customer service to the patrons of the museum

 

Requirements

High School graduate or equivalent. Prior fine dining restaurant experience preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from CAM staff, members, and the general public.

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 work environment!

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Candidates may also apply to this position via the following link:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137562&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 10/15 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 $9 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold.

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.

 

 To Apply use link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&jobId=137662&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the Marketing and Communication department of the Cincinnati Art Museum.  This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

 

Position Summary:

 

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting with a wide range of marketing efforts for the Marketing and Communications department. This organized and creative individual aids in the promotion of the unparalleled art collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years, as well as frequent national and international exhibitions at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

This position will also work in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications department, departments throughout the museum, and a variety of vendors and community partners.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director of Marketing and Communications with a variety of clerical duties including scheduling, sorting mail, answering telephones, filing and copying.
  • Manages the marketing budget, including drafting budget proposals, reviewing monthly statements, obtaining and organizing contracts, entering requisitions, processing invoices, and maintaining a detailed budget breakdown.
  • Writes press releases, website copy and Member Magazine content. Completes miscellaneous writing projects including blog posts, advertorials, newsletter articles, etc.
  • Spearheads the museum’s community marketing initiative, including seeking out and registering for outreach opportunities. Represents the art museum at community events.
  • Connects the museum with community organizations to form partnerships. Coordinates collaborations with partners, including exhibition promotions, videos, events, etc.
  • Manages the museum’s Instagram account and supports content and monitoring for other social media platforms. Evaluates the success of social media platforms by completing monthly analytics reports.
  • Plans on-site events including exhibition media previews and assists with planning monthly Art After Dark events.
  • Collaborates with the marketing team to create and execute institutional and exhibition advertising schedules. Serves as a liaison between marketing team and media buyer. Completes advertisement design briefs as needed.
  • Plans and coordinates various aspects of museum film production, including writing scripts and directing. Accompanies media for on-site filming and photoshoots.
  • Pitches local media for television and print opportunities. Represents the art museum on camera as needed.
  • Assist with daily media monitoring and tracking. Maintains media distribution lists and coordinates editorial calendars.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.

 


Minimum Qualifications:


Education and experience equivalent to:

  • Bachelor degree and 2 years of experience in Advertising, Marketing or Public Relations required.
  • Requires a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Candidates must have intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Previous experience in 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 Marketing and Communication Coordinator using the link below:


https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&jobId=158745&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

 

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

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has a paid summer internship position for a select African American undergraduate, who will have completed their sophomore year by summer 2019. The internship provides for one part time (up to 25 hours per week) employment opportunity for 10 to 11 weeks, at the rate of $10 per hour, and the opportunity to explore museum careers.

Who is eligible?

African American students who will have completed their sophomore year preceding the summer work period. Students must claim the Greater Cincinnati region as a permanent residence (60 miles radius of the Art Museum). Students do not have to be Fine Arts majors, or be committed to a museum career.

 

What does the fellowship entail?

Fellowship projects are based on staff needs and the Fellows’ interests. Please apply to any open intern position listed on the Cincinnati Art Museum’s website.

 

To Apply

 

If interested, please submit the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.  Please indicate in your cover letter that you are interested in the Donald P. Sowell Internship Program.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Apply for Sowell Intern using the link below:

 

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&jobId=159526&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

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 opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) for the Learning and Interpretation department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Position Summary

The Rosenthal Education Center (REC) is a full-time, hands-on education space located inside the Cincinnati Art Museum. The REC uses interactive exhibitions and art-making experiences to connect visitors with the Art Museum collection. The REC intern will work closely with the REC Coordinator on a variety of tasks and projects. 

Schedule: Can begin ASAP. 15-20 hours per week required. Some weekend availability preferred. Days and times can be flexible, but consistent.

Responsibilities
  •       Greeting and interacting with visitors to the space.  
  •       Assisting in the preparation, execution, and clean-up of daily art-making activities. 
  •       Collecting data and feedback from visitors about their experiences.
  •       Developing and promoting new weekly storytime program.
  •       Creating original content to increase the REC’s social media presence.
Preferred Requirements

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills as the intern will interact with a diverse audience of Art Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written communication skills, creative thinking, a sense of humor, and a passion for sharing art with others is also required. 

Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Fine Arts, Education, or related field.  Experience working with children preferred.

 

To Apply

If interested, please submit  the following materials:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
  • A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
  • A list of all college-level course work.

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

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.

Summer Camp Intern

The Summer Camp Intern works closely with the Coordinator of Interpretive Programming and Assistant Director of Interpretive Programming as well as the summer camp instructors. This position will assist in the facilitation of art activities with children from ages 6-12 and will be responsible for managing the classroom during the recreational period. This position will also help with prepping, cleaning, and organizing supplies. They will be expected to communicate with the Learning & Interpretation Division about managing supply levels. This role is a temporary, part-time role running from June 11th - August 10th. Hours require 25 hrs per week

Requirements:

Working toward a BA in art education, fine art, art history, museum education, or related field preferred.  An ability to assist with art making experiences with children ages 6-12 as well as manage a classroom setting is necessary. Previous experience in education, art, and museums is an advantage, but not required.   
Please submit a resume and cover letter.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Summer Camp Instructors have these primary responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other Art Museum staff and volunteers.
  • Facilitate meaningful art making experiences for children ages 6-12
  • 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.
  • Assist in maintaining 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.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Learning & Interpretation Division.
Other Responsibilities
  • 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.

Apply for Summer Camp Intern please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

SCHOOL-BASED LEARNING INTERN

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Learning and Interpretation department seeks a School-Based Learning intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and outreach programming. Interested candidates should be willing to commit 10-20 hours a week to this role.

This internship is the length of the school year and during the summer, from August-December, January-May, and June-August. You may apply for any or all of these sessions. Please indicate your preference of one semester, the full year or the summer in your cover letter.

The intern must have weekday availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs. The tasks of this role include supply preparation for various teacher professional development programs, school programs and outreach programs. Assisting with the development of lesson plans, gallery guides for teachers, marketing strategies for programs, photographing events, and creating promotional materials are also included. Depending on the interest and educational goals of the intern, additional projects are available.

A background check will need to be completed and passed to participate in this internship. This is an unpaid internship.

REQUIREMENTS
A background in art history, fine arts or arts education is required. Must have a career interest in education, art education and/or museum studies. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Must be creative and flexible. College juniors-seniors as well as graduate students are welcome to apply.

If interested, please submit the following materials to [email protected]:

1. A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, related experience and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.

2. A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.

3. A list of all college-level course work.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Visitor Research department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
This internship will assist in the evaluation of visitor experience and community engagement with the Cincinnati Art Museum. Intern will conduct visitor tracking studies and intercepts, and will assist in the compilation and evaluation of research data. The intern will be expected to professionally present findings at the conclusion of the internship.

 

Internship projects may include attending community outreach events or speaking to visitors about their museum experience in exhibitions and programs. Intern will have the opportunity to help craft the scope of their research project and will receive training in visitor research best practices.

 

Schedule: Must be able to work a consistent 2-3 days or 10-15 hours per week schedule. Schedule is flexible but consistent hours are required. The position is part-time, unpaid. Overall timeline of internship is negotiable.

 

REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be pursuing, or have completed, a Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Non-profit management, Statistics, Marketing, or a related field.

 

Comfort engaging museum visitors and ability to work independently as well as with a team. Reliable attendance and willingness to spend time standing and walking in museum galleries. Excel or data experience a plus.

 

TO APPLY


If interested, please submit the following materials:
A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.


Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art museum has an opening for a part time, unpaid intern to work with the Curatorial Administrative Assistant in the Curatorial Department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Position Summary

This position will assist the Senior Curatorial Administrative Assistant with answering/returning phone calls regarding how to donate artwork, info on their artwork, appraisals, conservation, etc., assist with budgets, minutes for meetings, expense reports, travel arrangements, art purchase memo’s, preparing for acquisition meetings, calendar invites for various meetings, mail, office supply ordering, copying, scanning and other miscellaneous duties as needed. 

Schedule

Preferred schedule is 3/4 days a week working 4 to 6 hours a day. Schedule is flexible. 

 

Preferred Experience

Some museum work previously is preferred. Interest in museum studies, curatorial, art history are all a plus. 

TO APPLY
If interested, please submit the following materials:

A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art museum has an opening for a part time, unpaid intern to work with the Special Events- Development Coordinator in the Special Events Department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Position Summary

This internship position will help the events department in getting things prepared and ready for the numerous events, prepping nametags, organizing linens, floor plans and room layouts, help plan menus, and meet with clients to work on details. Most events are during the week in the evening, one large 4 day (all day) fundraising event, Oct 17 – Oct 20, 2019. Must be able to work at the Art Museum at least two (2) days per week, some weeks may be 3 days. Unpaid Position

 

Schedule

available to start ASAP, working up to 20 hrs per week. 

 

Preferred Experience

Completion or in the last stages of completing a bachelor's degree. Must have strong organizational skills, time management skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Office. 

 

TO APPLY
If interested, please submit the following materials:

A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

The Cincinnati Art museum has an opening for a part time, unpaid intern to work with Technology Manager in the Technology Department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Duties + Responsibilities
• The Network Technician intern will assist with the day to day operations of the IT Department. This creates opportunities for the intern to learn new skills for various brands and types of network devices.
• The Network Technician intern will be performing these duties in a server room, a computer lab, and in other areas of the museum. Adherence to confidentiality and safety protocols is required.
• This internship will be under the guidance of the Technology Manager and/or his designee.

 

Schedule

available to start ASAP, working 5 to 15 hrs per week. 

 

Preferred Experience

minimum enrollment in a college degree program 

 

TO APPLY
If interested, please submit the following materials:

A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
A list of all college-level course work.
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: [email protected]

No phone calls please.

 

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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