Employment Opportunities

Interested in beginning or advancing a career in the arts? A variety of talents and skills are needed at the Cleveland Museum of Art. We look for dynamic, creative individuals with the knowledge and experience to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the finest comprehensive art museums in the United States.

The museum provides an exceptional opportunity for you to contribute your talents and expertise. If one of the currently posted positions is of interest to you, complete the PDF application for open positions by downloading the file to your computer, filling out the form, and submitting it by either pressing the green "Submit application via email" button on page three of the application, or by saving and sending the file as an attachment to careers [at] clevelandart.org.

For positions without an application form, please follow the instructions listed on the position detail page.

Employment opportunities at the Cleveland Museum of Art are listed below.

Marketing and Communications

The Cleveland Museum of Art is one of the top comprehensive art museums in the United States, and its fast-paced communications and marketing department is currently seeking an experienced and driven Digital Communications Manager to join its team. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the museum’s digital communications strategy. The qualified candidate will compile and create content for the museum’s social media channels, website, e-newsletters, blog, and mobile apps in support of the museum’s exhibitions, programs, education activities, and more.

Protection Services

The Cleveland Museum of Art has a fulltime opportunity for a Security Manager – Special Events. The Security Manager is primarily responsible for the supervision of Protection Service staff for special events held at the museum. In addition, may supervise the Control Room, Parking and floor operations. The Security Manager coordinates activities of the museum’s Protection Service force to provide adequate safety, protection and security for the collection, facility, staff, visitors, and special events. Provides training to staff in safety and security as needed.

Museum Store

The museum seeks qualified part-time retail sales associate candidates to supplement its retail operation.

Visitor Experience

The museum seeks qualified applicants to supplement its in-house Call Center and Box Office operation.

The Deputy Director for Collections is responsible for overseeing and providing leadership for the Curatorial departments as well as Collections Management, Conservation, Exhibitions, Curatorial and Collection Publications, Performing Arts, and the Ingalls Library. A member of the senior management team, the Deputy Director for Collections develops policies, procedures, and guidelines related to the growth, management, exhibition and interpretation of the collections, and ensures adherence to the highest standards of scholarship while achieving maximum curatorial leadership and educational impact for audiences regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Protection Services

The museum’s Protection Services department has part-time opportunities for customer service oriented Gallery Guards. The Gallery Guard provides assistance and simple directions to visitors as well as protecting the Museum’s collection, staff and visitors against fire, theft and accidents.