Canton Museum of Art galleries are currently featuring the Canton Artists League's VISIONS exhibition. Stark County High School Art Exhibition will be on display starting March 31.
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Employment & Internship Opportunities






Employment Opportunities

 

 


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 Suite 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.

  • Spring Semester: Application due by January 8, 2017.  Internship will start January, 2017 and end in April 2017.
  • Summer Semester: Application due by May 7, 2017.  Internship will start May, 2017 and end in August 2017.
  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 11, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.


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: Application due by May 7, 2017.  Internship will start May, 2017 and end in August 2017.
  • 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: Application due by May 7, 2017.  Internship will start May, 2017 and end in August 2017.
  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 11, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.

Museum Collection - Digital Imaging Intern

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Digital Imaging Intern.  This is a part time internship position responsible for creating and editing digital images of the Museum’s permanent collection used for the Museum's database and website. This position is in the Registrar Department, and reports to the Registrar/Collections Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using Adobe Photoshop skills to create, edit, and manipulate digital images of the Museum's permanent collection.
  • Assist Collection Manager in editing and inputting images and data into the Museum's database and website.
  • 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 photography and art majors
  • Must use their own laptop and software
  • Basic 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.

Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Lynnda Arrasmith at lynnda@cantonart.org

  • Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in research and reasons for applying for a Photography Assistant 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: Application due by May 7, 2017.  Internship will start May, 2017 and end in August 2017.
  • Fall Semester: Application due by September 11, 2017.  Internship will start September, 2017 and end in December 2017.

 

The Canton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.