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Café Server/Bartender

This is a multi dimensional food and beverage service opportunity working across all areas of the Café and Catering department including the Museum Cafés, Catering (private and public), and the Glass Pavilion Coffee Shop. Primary responsibility is to ensure that the food service operation enhances the quality of the Museum’s visitor experience, provide efficient and friendly customer service, and consistently present a professional approach to overall food and beverage service operations.

Café Server/Bartender


Communications and Public Relations Specialist

Creates and cultivates positive relationships with local and regional media. Maintains regular communication and implements media relations plans by presenting Museum-related stories in terms that respond to media needs. Provides accurate, positive information in response to specific media requests. Coordinates and supervises media activities on TMA campus. Manages the creation and approval of media releases and kits, annual report, and other written materials. Oversees maintenance of database of media coverage and contacts. Regularly pitches stories to the local and regional media. Works along with external public relations firm to manage local, regional, national and international stories as needed.

Communications and Public Relations Specialist


Curator of Glass

Provides curatorial leadership and vision for the Toledo Museum of Art’s encyclopedic glass collection. Responsible for the acquisition, exhibition, scholarship and research of the Museum’s glass collection. This role also provides curatorial oversight of the decorative arts collection.

Curator of Glass


Development Services Coordinator

Coordinates all aspects of development events, donor recognition and stewardship activities. Provides administrative support to the Development Director, Development Manager and Development Officers. Updates records and processes gifts using Raiser’s Edge, the Museum’s customer relationship manager system (CRM).

Development Services Coordinator


Director of Protective Services

The Director of Protective Services is responsible for leading the Toledo Museum of Art’s enterprise wide security program, including security policy, security strategy, security operations, and security risk management. The Director of Protective Services must have the flexibility and aptitude to design a security program that addresses the unique challenges associated with a nonprofit, museum setting.

Director of Protective Services


Gallery Guard

Gallery Guards support the primary function of the Protective Services Department to protect visitors, staff, the collection and the physical facility by patrolling their assigned posts and remaining alert to possible problems. As highly visible members of the Museum Staff, they treat visitors with consideration and tact, assisting with way finding and providing general information.

Gallery Guard


Glass Studio Artist (Part–time)

Work directly with the Museum’s visitors both as a glass-making demonstrator and as a hands-on facilitator giving participants a first-hand experience in the art of glassmaking. May also assist with production work or classes in the glass studio.

Glass Studio Artist


Glass Technician (Part–time)

The Glass Studio Technician is a front line position responsible for the smooth and effective implementation of Museum functions that occur in the Glass Studios.  The core responsibilities of this position deal with customer service, studio stewardship, basic maintenance, organization and preparedness for daily operations.

Glass Technician


Line Cook

Ensure that the food service operation enhances the quality of the Museum’s visitor experience by assisting in the preparation of creative and delicious food, providing efficient and friendly customer service, and consistently presenting a professional approach to overall food service operations.

Line Cook


Maintenance Mechanic

Performs HVAC, electrical and all general building maintenance operations and advanced maintenance as necessary in field of specialization.

Maintenance Mechanic


Mellon Museum Leadership Fellowship

The Museum Leadership Fellowship at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) seeks to participate in training the next generation of art museum leaders through an innovative, experiential program that combines curatorial and executive level leadership responsibilities. This opportunity provides direct experience in strategic planning, curatorial and programming leadership, board development, philanthropy stewardship, financial and resource management, and policy development along with building partnerships across the broader industry and community. TMA is dedicated to fostering diversity in the museum field and strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

Mellon Museum Leadership Fellowship


Sales Associate (Part–time)

Sales Associates are responsible for facilitating sales in the Museum Store and Collectors Corner as well as providing excellent customer service, stocking inventory as needed, and contributing to the appearance of the store.

Sales Associate (Part–time)


Sales Associate Supervisor (Part–time)

Act as the Manager on Duty and provide excellent customer service, facilitate sales, and stock inventory in Museum Store and Collectors Corner; contribute to appearance of store; assess immediate needs of the sales floor.

Sales Floor Supervisor (Part-time)


Security Control Room Operator

Working under the direction of the Supervisor of Protective Services and as an integral member of the Protective Services team, this position works to ensure the safety and security of the Museum collection, staff and visitors. The role includes workplace safety, fire safety systems, video management systems, access controls and the prevention of situations that could jeopardize the safety and operation of the Museum. Additionally, the security control room operator is responsible for monitoring and dispatching security personnel to stations and various situations throughout the campus.

Security Control Room Operator


Visitor Engagement Associate (Part–time)

The Visitor Engagement Associate serves as the Museum’s principle point of contact throughout the visitor experience including entrance, phones, ticketing, community gallery, main gallery and exhibition spaces. This position works to continually raise the profile of the Museum as a visitor centric organization within the community. This is a truly unique opportunity to be a part of the Education and Engagement team collaborating and assisting on special projects with various departments across the Museum including Communications, Development, Information Systems and Protective Services.

Visitor Engagement Associate (Part–time)


Application Instructions

To apply for a position listed above please download the TMA Employment Application and complete the entire form. Then, save and email the completed application along with your resume and cover letter (in an uncompressed format) to jobs@toledomuseum.org or mail to:

Human Resources Toledo Museum of Art P.O. Box 1013 Toledo, OH 43697

TMA Employment Application

We make every effort to keep the information on this site current. Due to unanticipated circumstances, however, there may occasionally be a delay in revising information. Therefore some positions posted here may no longer be open, and others may be available that are not yet posted. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. The Toledo Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.