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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 resume [at] clevelandart [dot] 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.

Protection Services

The Night Watch Person’s position patrols the museum premises during non-business hours to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, and other dangers that might result in damage and loss.

Marketing and Communications

The Communication Manager will participate as a member of a team that engages in media outreach and develops strategies and tactics to effectively promote the museum’s exhibitions, events, and programs and enhance its image in the local and regional community.

Curatorial Staff

The museum’s Asian Art department seeks applications for the position of Assistant Curator of Asian Art with a specialty in the field of Korean art or ancient Chinese art and archaeology.

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 seeks a Security Supervisor to join its Protection Services staff. The Security Supervisor supervises and coordinates the activities of the museum’s security force to provide protection and security of the collection, facility, staff, patrons and visitors to ensure excellence in public relations.

Museum Store

The museum seeks qualified part-time retail sales associate candidates to supplement its retail operation. The Sales Associates will provide exceptional customer service, sell, and process merchandise while creating a positive experience for museum visitors.

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.