Employment & Internship Opportunities






Employment Opportunities

Fine Arts Program Coordinator (part-time/hourly)


The Canton Museum of Art seeks a part-time Fine Arts Program Coordinator to provide planning and support for all activities related to Canton Fine Arts Associates, a membership, volunteer, and fundraising group of the Museum.

Key Responsibilities:
• Coordinate, plan, and promote all activities related to Fine Arts monthly programs and annual signature fundraiser, “Christkindl Markt,” in conjunction with Museum management and event committees.
• Maintain proper logistics for Christkindl Markt exhibitors/vendors, including selection process, online registration, payments, and communications in coordination with event committees.
• Manage membership data for marketing and reporting, including development of monthly newsletter.
• Create content for marketing materials.
• Develop content and update Fine Arts website and social media sites, including promotion of all events.

Qualifications / Desired Skills & Experience:
• Minimum of three years events and volunteer coordination experience – preferably nonprofit/arts setting.
• Strong events planning, marketing, and logistics skills as demonstrated through background.
• Ability to professionally and collaboratively work with a wide range of individuals.
• Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills – ability to handle multiple projects at a time.
• Positive, flexible attitude with attention to detail and focus on results.
• Excellent proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Publisher, plus Windows operating environment, web content management systems, and social media.
• Flexibility to work some evenings and/or weekends during special Museum / Fine Arts events.
• B.A. in­ relevant field (Marketing, Communications, Arts Administration) or equivalent experience.

Download complete position description: Fine Arts Program Coordinator Description

Compensation: Part-time/hourly. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Compensation will be discussed during the interview process.

APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: employment@cantonart.org
NO PHONE CALLS


Museum To Go Coordinator (part-time/hourly, grant funded)


The Canton Museum of Art seeks a part-time, grant funded, Museum to Go Coordinator responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing the Museum To Go (MTG) educational outreach program. This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Research, plan, coordinate, implement and grow the MTG outreach program.
• Bridge that gap between the classroom and the Museum experience through implementation of an educational outreach program for Stark County 4th grade students while improving academic achievement and excellence.
• Create three creative and original 4th grade arts-immersion and common core curriculum lesson plans utilizing works of art from the museum’s permanent collection incorporating a virtual tour and/or other interactive technology.
• Work directly with a technology expert to help guide the creation of customized interactive technology for each lesson. 
​​​​​​​• Create three scholarly educator packets that correlate with each MTG lesson.
​​​​​​​• Develop and utilize evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of the MTG program.
​​​​​​​• Train and schedule 3 professional educators to implement MTG lessons out into the schools.
​​​​​​​• Work directly with Stark County 4th grade educators and administrators to market the program, administer evaluation tools and schedule MTG visits.
​​​​​​​• Continue to grow MTG participation and raise public awareness though publications, social media, participation in 3 public events and create displays of students’ artwork at the museum.
​​​​​​​• Work directly with the Development Department to assist in the development of materials to help secure future funding for the program as well as develop grant wrap-up information for current funders.
​​​​​​​• Order and organize MTG materials and keep an accurate budget of expenses.
​​​​​​​• Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed.
​​​​​​​• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
​​​​​​​• Minimum bachelor’s degree with experience in art/education or related field.
​​​​​​​• Creative lesson planning skills utilizing technology and Ohio Academic Content Standards.​​​​​​​
• S​​​​​​​trong administrative skills with ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously.​​​​​​​
• Excellent computer literacy and academic writing skills.
​​​​​​​• Ability to develop evaluation tools to create measurable data to interpret and analyze program effectiveness.
​​​​​​​• Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team

Timeframe:​​​​​​​
• Deadline to apply:  August 18th.​​​​​​​
• Position will start August, 2017 and finish in July, 2018.​​​​​​​
• Position is asked to complete a total of 550 hours.​​​​​​​
• Hours are flexible 1-2 days a week, 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Friday.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining why you would you be an ideal candidate for the position to Erica Emerson, Education Manager, erica@cantonart.org.


Art Instructors

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks experienced Art Instructors for children and adult classes and workshops at CMA. This is a part time and seasonal position in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.

Responsibilities include:
• Develop fun, engaging lessons plans related to relevant subject matter and age levels
• Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions and compose lessons for educational purposes as needed
• Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA
• Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies

Qualifications:
• Children's classes: Degree preferred (Art Education (K-12) teaching certificate
• Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Must be able to pass a Ohio BCI & FBI Background check

Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining what age levels and/or topics you would like to teach and why to:

Erica Emerson
Education Manager
The Canton Museum of Art
1001 Market Avenue N
Canton, OH 44702

or

erica@cantonart.org
SUBJECT: Resume for Art Instructor



Internship Opportunities

Marketing Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Marketing Intern. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, planning, promoting, and administrative tasks related to marketing art exhibitions and special events at the Museum.  This position is in the Marketing Department, and reports to the Director of Marketing.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in event planning and marketing for an arts organization.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with promotional materials for web and print
  • Assist with administrative tasks related to exhibitions and other events
  • Assist with marketing research
  • Create promotional content for social media platforms
  • Assist with e-mail marketing as needed
  • Maintain and update event materials as needed
  • Assist with special projects and fulfill special requests pertaining to events or exhibitions
  • Participate in other CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets
  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal
  • General to advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative software and Microsoft Office
  • Strong written, oral communications skills
  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, and organized

Timeframe:

  • Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
    Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Rob Lehr at rob@cantonart.org

Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in the arts and reasons for applying for an internship with the Canton Museum of Art.

  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 10, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.
  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 7, 2018.  Internship will start January, 2018 and end in April 2018.
  • Summer Semester: Application due by May 6, 2018.  Internship will start May, 2018 and end in August 2018.


Development Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Development Intern. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, planning, and administrative tasks related to fundraising for art exhibitions, programs, and special events at the Museum. This position is in the Development Department, and reports to the Development Director.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in event planning and marketing for an arts organization.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with materials for grants and fundraising
  • Assist with administrative tasks related to development and fundraising events
  • Assist with research used for grants and fundraising
  • Create and edit written content for grants
  • Assist with donor communications as needed
  • Maintain and update development materials as needed
  • Assist with special projects and fulfill special requests pertaining to development projects
  • Participate in other CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed
  • Perform other Museum related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets
  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal
  • General to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong written, oral communications skills
  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, and organized

Timeframe:

  • Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
    Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Eliza Williams at eliza@cantonart.org

Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in the arts and reasons for applying for an internship with the Canton Museum of Art.

  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 10, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.
  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 7, 2018.  Internship will start January, 2018 and end in April 2018.
  • Summer Semester: Application due by May 6, 2018.  Internship will start May, 2018 and end in August 2018.

 



Museum Research and Evaluation Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Research and Evaluation Assistant. This is a part time internship position responsible for researching, developing and evaluating components relative to CMA’s exhibitions and programming. This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Research best practices of museum institutions in several different areas including but not limited to; education, outreach, exhibitions, development, and marketing pertinent to CMA’s objectives
  • Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions and compose documents for museum and educational purposes as needed
  • Perform various editorial duties including; writing, reviewing and editing various sources of material for publication.
  • Develop and utilize evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of programming to help promote the mission of the CMA to our members, visitors and the greater Canton community
  • Investigate relevant speakers, artists and instructors for possible future outreach programs
  • Expand the reach of CMA programs by cultivating partnerships within the Stark County community, by enhancing relationships with current collaborative partners and cultivating new ones.
  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed
  • Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA
  • Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Open to all majors with relevant skill sets
  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal
  • General to advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Strong written, oral communications skills
  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized
  • Strong ability to research, write and edit various sources of information and documents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team

Timeframe:

  • Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
    Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Erica Emerson at erica@cantonart.org

  • Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in research and reasons for applying for a Museum Research internship with the Canton Museum of Art.
  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 8, 2017.  Internship will start January, 2017 and end in April 2017.
  • Summer Semester (FILLED)
  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 11, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.


Museum Education Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Museum Education Intern.  This is a part time internship position responsible for researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating components relative to CMA’s education programming.  This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Education Manager.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in an arts organization.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement educational programming for youth and adults programs
  • Research content related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions
  • Prepare documents for museum and educational purposes as needed
  • Assist with setup and take down of educational materials/classroom space
  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets (Art Education majors preferred)
  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal
  • General to advanced knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Strong written, oral communications skills
  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized

Timeframe:

  • Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
    Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Erica Emerson at erica@cantonart.org

  • Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in art education and reasons for applying for a Museum Education internship with the Canton Museum of Art.
  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 8, 2017.  Internship will start January, 2017 and end in April 2017.
  • Summer Semester (FILLED)
  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 11, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.

Photography Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Photography Assistant.  This is a part time internship position responsible for photographing artwork in the Museum’s permanent collection and capturing candid images of patrons at fun CMA events. The digital images will be featured on social media, websites, catalogues, and used for publicity. This position is in the Registrar Department, and reports to the Registrar/Collections Manager.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Capturing digital images of artwork in the Museum’s permanent collection.

·         Capturing digital images of patrons at CMA events.

·         Editing, naming, and organizing photo files with a quick turnaround.

·         Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed.

·         Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA.

·         Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies.

·         Perform other Museum duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Open to photography majors.
  • Must use your own camera, laptop, and backdrop. Lighting equipment provided.
  • Adobe Photoshop skills are a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal.
  • Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency.
  • Dependable, friendly, cooperative, organized.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Timeframe:

  • Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
    Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks. Some hours may be worked remotely.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship. 

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and portfolio of your work to Lynnda Arrasmith at lynnda@cantonart.org

  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 10, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.
  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 7, 2018.  Internship will start January, 2018 and end in April 2018.
  • Summer Semester: Application due by May 6, 2018.  Internship will start May, 2018 and end in August 2018.

 

The Canton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.