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Docent Programs Coordinator
The Columbus Museum of Art is seeking a full-time Docent Programs Coordinator to oversee the daily operations of CMA’s docent program, including tour scheduling and ongoing continuing education. The Coordinator will model best practices in tour facilitation and develop strong working relationships with docents and docent program partners with the goal of sustaining and growing a high-quality, visitor-centered docent program.
Docent Program Duties and Responsibilities:
Tours and Facilitated Programs Responsibilities:
In addition to specific program and administrative responsibilities, the Docent Programs Coordinator must:
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and experience with volunteers. Experience in museum and/or art education strongly preferred. Demonstrated planning and organizational, programming and teaching skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must display poise, diplomacy, positive attitude and enthusiasm. Must be able to collaborate, advise, supervise and motivate staff and volunteers. Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule including evening and weekend hours. Salary range is $30,000-32,000.
How to Apply: E-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references (name, title, address, e-mail (if available), and telephone) to email@example.com or submit in writing to Human Resources, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
The Docent Programs Coordinator is an entry-level educator position. CMA offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, dental, vision, life/AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and a generous Paid Time Off program.
Due to the anticipated number of applicants, CMA will directly contact only those applicants being considered for interview. No telephone calls, please.
Event Utility Associate
The Columbus Museum of Art is seeking an energetic and flexible individual to provide back-of-the-house support for internal and external events. Reporting to the Event Specialist, the Utility Associate will perform a variety of duties in support of the event.
The ideal candidate will be able to work irregular hours including late afternoon to early morning shifts and split shifts. Must be available evenings and weekends. This is a contingent position with no set hours or work schedule. Flexibility of schedule is essential to being successful in this position.
Candidate should be able to work without close supervision and handle pressure situations and multiple priorities, problem solving when necessary. Must be able to take written and verbal direction and follow through.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
To apply, please send resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail directly to Human Resources, Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. No telephone inquiries, please.
Administration: Learn how a museum operates and functions as a non-profit institution. Assist with administrative tasks and behind-the-scene work to explore what it takes to make a museum run.
Collections: Work with Museum registrars to monitor, track, and record the artworks in the collection as well as those traveling for exhibitions. Work with the archives and records of the artwork in the collection.
Exhibitions: Discover how galleries and exhibitions come together. This department manages the galleries, makes frames and cases, handles and delivers artwork, and more.
Curatorial: Learn about the artwork in CMA’s collection and how exhibitions are conceived of and developed. Work with the museum collection and traveling exhibitions researching information about art and artists. (Upper-class and graduate students only please.)
Learning & Experience: Connect with our visitors. Gain hands-on experience in front-end operations, public programming, school programming, or drop-in gallery experiences.
Development: This department makes connections with businesses and individuals through endowments, memberships, and donations. Help to keep the museum strong by building key relationships.
All internships are unpaid.
Schedules are flexible.
Internships are offered in the autumn, spring, and summer.
Application due dates:
Autumn: August 15
Winter/Spring: November 30
Summer: March 15
Contact Amanda Kepner at email@example.com with any further questions about internships at CMA.