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Patron Services & Gallery Attendant

The Canton Museum of Art seeks part-time Patron Services & Gallery Attendant to provide exceptional customer service and general security support to all guests and visitors.  The part-time Attendant is responsible for greeting, engaging, and assisting visitors with their Museum experience, as well as opening and closing the Museum's galleries and facilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting and welcoming visitors to the Museum's galleries, events, and classes – exhibits a positive, professional demeanor to all he/she interacts with
  • Collecting admission fees, verifying membership status, registering visitors for classes, and promoting Museum events
  • Monitoring visitor activity in the galleries via electronic surveillance and circulation as required; ensures timely action / reporting on concerns or incidents
  • Assisting with Museum Boutique sales and inventory during regular hours and special events
  • Using point of sale software to record sales and strictly follows cash handling procedures; follows Museum defined data entry standards
  • Opening, closing, and securing the Museum galleries, classrooms, and receiving/shipping areas (depening on shifts)


  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years experience in a customer service related field, including retail
  • Prior experience and/or training in security operations desired, but not required
  • Technology literacy; must possess data entry skills and the ability to handle and reconcile cash
  • Must be able to work days, weekends, and available on holidays and evening shifts
  • Professionalism and teamwork relationship with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and visitors
  • Must be able to pass a Ohio BCI & FBI background check

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To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and references to:

Mail: Canton Museum of Art | 1001 Market Avenue North | Canton, OH 44702 | Attn: Patron Services


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


  • 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

SUBJECT: Resume for Art Instructor

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