Job Opportunities


The Milwaukee Art Museum is committed to equal employment opportunity and to recruiting staff that represents the diverse communities we serve. We welcome you to apply for the employment positions listed below.

Security Officer

Job: Full Time

General Purpose: Provide security for galleries, public spaces, meeting rooms, offices, storage areas, traffic corridors, and physical plants. Regulate and control traffic through the galleries; ensure the smooth operation of special events and receptions. Strong customer service skills are required. Ability to exercise excellent judgment by carrying out established policies and procedures for security and safety of people, artwork and Museum facilities in a complete, consistent and timely manner. Experience working in dispatch and/or communication centers where duties include monitoring CCTV, access control, fire and life safety systems is preferred. One year minimum, 3 years preferred experience in a position requiring protective, safety and/or security work. Schedule includes varying shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.

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Store Associate

Job: Part Time

General Purpose: Do you love art, Milwaukee and meeting new people from around the world? The Milwaukee Art Museum Store is seeking sales associates with exceptional customer service skills who are eager to learn and share information with established Museum Members and tourists. Applicants must have a basic working knowledge of computer systems, be enthusiastic about engaging with visitors and excited to join a team of dedicated art-loving individuals.

Job Requirements:

Job duties include educating visitors about store merchandise and Art Museum programs, creating sales and operating a POS system, cleaning and organizing of retail space, restocking, and at all times providing warm and friendly assistance to all visitors and staff. Retail and sales experience is required—including experience with shipping/receiving, art knowledge preferred. Schedule requires availability on weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays. This is a part time position through January 4, 2015.

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Baristas, Bartenders and Catering Servers

Job: Part Time

General Purpose: The Milwaukee Art Museum is seeking experienced Baristas, Catering Servers and Bartenders to join our talented team. Qualified candidates only. This self-motivated individual will: maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude at all times. Maintain clear and open communication between all staff members for overall event success. Maintain back of the house, front of the house and side work duties for overall productivity of duties. Follow health and safety practices at all times.

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