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Current Job Openings at Columbus Museum of Art

Thank you for your interest in employment at Columbus Museum of Art. See below for current job position openings at Columbus Museum of Art. Please check back frequently for jobs at Columbus Museum of Art, an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of People and Culture

The Columbus Museum of Art is currently seeking a dynamic and professional Director of People and Culture. The Director of People and Culture will perform strategic, operational, and administrative human resources tasks in support of the overall mission and goals of the institution.

As a member of the leadership team, the Director is a key policy designer, strategist, information scientist, and team builder. The Director develops short and long-term strategy for benefits administration, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation, employment policies, and staffing.

The Director oversees, implements, and maintains the following human resources programs: talent acquisition and retention, professional development, performance management, employee relations, legal compliance, benefits administration, compensation and salary administration, training and development, policy development, organizational development, HRIS and records management. The Director works closely with other staff in all aspects of human resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Create and manage the talent acquisition onboarding and retention processes.
2. Develop and coordinate a comprehensive staff training plan that includes harassment and implicit bias-related training for all staff. Coach management and supervisory staff on conflict negotiation, employee relations, and interdepartmental communication.
3. Develop and oversee a new performance management process.
4. Conduct investigations. Interpret policies and procedures to comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements and all employment laws.
5. Develop and maintain the organization’s compensation policies and procedures. Share supervision of Payroll Coordinator and compliance with all local, state, and federal payroll laws.
6. Manage and administer all Museum health, wellness, retirement, time off benefits.
7. Ensure legal compliance of staff policies. Ensure oversight of the employee handbook for accuracy and legal compliance.
8. Co-Lead IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Plan) initiatives specifically focused on skill development to best foster a diverse and inclusive culture. Organize the planning, budgeting, and trainings.
9. Develop and manage the HR budget.

Education and Experience:
1. Five plus years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience
2. Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business, or related field.
3. Experience in overseeing payroll, preferably using ADP Workforce Now
4. Labor relations and negotiation is highly desirable
5. PHR/SPHR certification a plus but is not required

The Columbus Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Gallery Associates

Gallery Associates at The Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) serve a dual role to maintain safety and ensure a positive visitor experience. Candidates for this position will enjoy helping people, learning new skills, and promoting the philosophies and values of CMA.
Ability to work flexible schedule for this position is required. Schedule may include: weekday, weekend, day and evening hours. Work schedules are created two weeks in advance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain safety of people and art in museum galleries and spaces.
• Communicate with visitors in a direct, friendly and respectful manner.
• Monitoring galleries on foot, reporting any potential issues appropriately.
• Project an attitude of openness and access to all visitors.
• Initiate dialogue with visitors and answer questions to promote a friendly and engaged gallery experience.
• Communicates proactively regarding potential safety issues or hazards; reports promptly any incidents or issues.

Qualifications:
• Friendly, empathetic, and positive attitude
• Ability to assert oneself to enforce policies; can manage crowds and lines in a professional manner
• Reliable and dependable
• Must be able to work a variable work schedule including evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays

Work Environment:
Expect a cooperative, team-focused environment working directly with visitors of all ages and backgrounds. All work is focused on providing a positive visitor experience.
Columbus Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Visitor Experience Supervisor

Visitor Experience (VE) Supervisor provides leadership in the dual role of maintaining safety while ensuring a positive visitor experience throughout the museum. The VE Supervisor is a leader to the VE team for day-to-day operations. The VE Supervisor ensures the highest level of customer service and safety for CMA.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Monitor gallery and visitor desk coverage, provide break support, set and manage the daily VE Associate assignments, lead team touch base, open and close the Museum.
• Directly responsible for the physical safety and security of the museum and the people in it.
• Must be able to handle stress in an emergency or unknown situation and react calmly and appropriately according to museum policies and procedures.
• Maintain safety of people and art in museum galleries and spaces.
• Serve as the first responder for incidents including injuries, emergency procedures, and de-escalation of upset visitors.
• Communicate in a respectful and professional manner at all times.
• Ensures all staff, visitors and vendors are registered properly before entering secure areas of the property.
• Assist in managing sales including admission, membership purchase/renewal/upgrade, and program registrations.

Qualifications:
• Must have supervisory and customer service experience.
• Ability to assert oneself to enforce policies; can manage crowds and lines in a professional manner.
• Experience in one or more of the following areas is a plus: educational/teaching, visitor/customer service or facility safety.
• Highly responsible, reliable, proactive, trustworthy, self-motivated and detail oriented.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule with ability to work weekends, evenings and occasional holidays.
• Is a leader; is comfortable making decisions and upholding procedures; able to identify issues and find solutions.

Work Environment:
Expect a cooperative, team-focused environment working directly with visitors of all ages and backgrounds. All work is focused on providing a positive visitor experience.

Columbus Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Event Staff

The Columbus Museum of Art is looking for highly qualified candidates with excellent customer service, interpersonal and event skills to work in a variety of roles on our Special Events Team.

Event Staff are responsible for working under the instructions of an Event Manager, assuming the role of welcoming guests, serving food, bartending, event set-up or clean up dependent upon event support needed.

Event Staff Responsibilities:
• Ensuring excellent levels of customer service
• Assuming the role of receiving and welcoming guests
• Setting up venues for events
• Ensuring the event space is clean and set up according to event plans
• Adhering to event safety standards
• Setting up lighting and sound equipment, if needed
• Working at a food stations, serving food and drinks
• If qualified, provide bar service
• Supporting event shut down procedures
• Packing up equipment when the event is completed

Event Staff Requirements:
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Diligence and attention to detail
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and a friendly demeanor
• Excellent communications skills
• Physical stamina and high energy levels
• Good problem-solving skills
• Ability to work well under stress
• Excellent multi-tasking ability
• Conflict management skills

Qualifications:
• High School degree
• Experience in special events or food service industry
• Exceptional customer service experience, skills
• Flexibility to work longer hours and weekends, based on special event schedule

Performance Standards:
• High degree of confidentiality
• Work effectively with management and staff
• Professional and mature attitude and appearance
• Candidate should be quality and service oriented
• This role requires physical stamina and high energy levels.

Columbus Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Line Cooks

The Columbus Museum of Art is currently seeking Line Cooks to join our Café team. We are looking for highly qualified candidates with excellent line cooking skills and customer service skills. We take pride in what we serve to our Museum visitors and in how we serve food to them. We’re looking for candidates to join our Café Team!

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Prepare all menu items daily for Cafe.
2. Report food, beverage and supply needs to the Chef for ordering on a timely basis, daily, if needed.
3. Responsible for the orderliness, cleanliness and sanitation of Café food prep work areas.

Qualifications:
1. High school diploma required.
2. Professional cooking experience in restaurants and catering.
3. Appreciate and understand the purpose, mission of the Museum.
4. Quality and service oriented.
5. Exhibit professionalism in attire, work habits and communication.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. Must be able to use hand to touch, handle and feel in process of cooking. Must be able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must be able to lift 10 to 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:
Work environment is a busy kitchen setting. Staff member must handle knives, dishes and heavy pots and pans, some of which may be hot. Work environment has quiet to moderate noise levels.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Maintenance Utility Associate

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Conducts inspections and makes necessary repairs to roofs, exterior and interior structures, lighting and fixtures, hot and cold water piping, lavatory fixtures and refrigeration.
2. Perform maintenance duties under the supervision of Facilities Director for HVAC, electrical and plumbing equipment in order to assure reliable, efficient and long-term results.
3. Perform general maintenance such as carpentry, painting, drywall repairs, snow removal and landscape duties as required.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
1. High School graduate or equivalent.
2. Proven knowledge of operations, maintenance and preventative maintenance programs for heating, cooling and ventilating, electrical, plumbing and general mechanical responsibilities as normally acquired through High School or Vocational School.
3. Minimum three years related experience.

Performance Standards:
Must be dependable. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must arrive on time and work without direct supervision. Strong mechanical aptitude. Accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks. Professional attitude and appearance.

Interested candidates may apply here

 

Internship Opportunities

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