Interested in bringing art and the creative process to all people? We are always looking for talent to join our team at the CAC.
Whether you’re interested in enhancing the visitor experience in a front desk position, working in our retail gallery, or being a part of the operations team at the CAC, we’d love to hear from you. As open positions become available, we will post them here, but please feel free to forward your resume and a letter of interest at any time here.
- Development Manager
- Teen Fellow
- Gallery Security
- Café Manager
Reports to: Chief of Development and Executive Director
Position Status: Full-Time, exempt
New Position: May 2023
YOU ARE: A helper, ready to jump in and support a variety of tasks. A fastidious record keeper—you know that clean data makes everything run more smoothly. A people person who enjoys networking and creating special events. A planner, with a love for to-do lists and next-steps and process improvement.
SCOPE OF POSITION: The Development Manager will perform key administrative support for the Development team and advanced professional assistance work. This person will coordinate the benefit fulfillment, donor recognition, and letter generation for all types of donations to the Contemporary Arts Center, as well as providing event support and logistics, assisting in proposal development, and other general department support. The position has latitude for independent judgment in assigned areas of responsibility.
Reports to: Teen Programs Manager
Position Status: 4-month position, Part-Time (6 hours per week), non-exempt
Compensation: $250 monthly stipend
YOU ARE: A driven young creative who is motivated to learn more about the art industry. Curious about the behind-the-scenes workings of an art institution. A team player, ready to complete a variety of tasks involved in offering art programming to your city.
SCOPE OF POSITION: Teen Fellows will work 6 hours a week, from January-April 2024 alongside CAC artists and educators. Apprentices are required to choose 2 days a week to work (Wednesday, Thursday, or Saturday) at the CAC between the hours of 3:30-6:30pm (on weekdays) and 10:30-1:30 (on Saturdays). Main responsibilities include assisting in the prep, promotion, and facilitation of Young Adult Lab and the Artist in Residence program. Other responsibilities include project brainstorming, assisting with additional young adult focused events, and collaborating with the CAC Teen Council when needed.
Reports to: Gallery Security Supervisor
Position Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Compensation: starting at $13 per hour
YOU ARE: A team player who appreciates quiet time. Observant and patient. A problem solver. Interested in learning more about contemporary art and engaging with curious guests.
SCOPE OF POSITION: Working under the guidance of the Gallery Security Supervisor, Gallery Security staff rotate through the museum gallery floors within exhibition areas. Gallery Security are responsible for the security of the exhibition and general information about all current exhibitions and programs. They ensure that members and visitors needs are properly attended to and provide information on exhibitions, events, programs, and memberships. At times they will assist in event set up and participation in an event. Require training in art security/current exhibition security provided by the Education/Curatorial Departments.
Reports To: Deputy Director & Chief Business Officer
Position Status: Full-Time Hourly, Non-Exempt
Compensation: $24 per hour, competitive package of health benefits and PTO
YOU ARE: Passionate about the guest experience—someone who understands that a cup of coffee can taste even better when served with a smile. Business-minded, with an eye for trends and customer preferences, always looking for the next great offering to keep guests coming back. A team leader, inspiring the best in hospitality from other Café Associates.
GENERAL SCOPE: The Café Manager is responsible for the overall operation of a vibrant café space in the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) Lobby, including menu development, F&B vendor management, food preparation, cooking, service, and cleanup. The CAC café provides a valuable amenity for our guests and our Central Business District community. The Café Manager would strive to create an experience that will serve families and professionals alike through brunch/lunch options, coffee, soft beverages and prepacked wine and beer options.
Karen E. Meyer & Rick Michelman Fellowships
Fellowship positions are available for BIPOC and first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities and/or financial hardship. Fellows will serve 10 hours a week for 12 weeks (total of 120 hours) working at the Contemporary Arts Center during traditional college semesters (September – December; February – May; May – August). Through this fellowship, the CAC seeks to offer experience in nonprofit arts institutions. Placements within the institution will be made based on the fellow’s educational area of interest. Recipients may arrange with their colleges and universities to receive academic credit for this experience.
Activities: In his/her/their fellowship, the Fellow will work with a supervisor in one of the following departments: Curatorial, Education, Communications, or Development. The fellow will take part in the daily work of these departments (may include research, writing, programming, logistical/administrative support) and engage in several mentorship opportunities offered to fellows, interns, and co-ops within the institution.
Fellowships are available to BIPOC and first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities and/or financial hardship. Candidates should demonstrate interest or experience in arts organizations, arts careers, museum education, and/or philanthropy.
To apply, you will need to submit a current resume, statement of interest citing your educational interests and why this fellowship, writing sample, and letter of recommendation. The letter of recommendation from a professor or supervisor can be included with your
Fellows will be compensated $1500 for 120 hours of work, to be paid at the mid-point ($750) and completion ($750) of the fellowship.
Gain valuable experience and course credit by interning with the CAC.
The CAC offers a unique learning experience in a diverse and dynamic environment for individuals with enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, flexibility and a love for contemporary art!
Internships are scheduled for 12-14 week sessions occurring in September-December and February-May, as well as 10-12 week summer sessions in May-August. The time commitment for most internships averages 10-15 hours per week.
We are currently accepting resumes for internship opportunities in:
Interns will receive a $150 reimbursement stipend for parking.
If you are interested in applying, please submit the form below!
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Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202