Employment Opportunities


The Corning Museum of Glass is the foremost museum in the world dedicated to the art, history, science and technology of glass and glassmaking. We seek dynamic individuals interested in helping us fulfill our mission: We inspire people to see glass in a new light. As a worldwide leader among museums, The Corning Museum of Glass strives to attract applicants with diverse backgrounds and ideas spanning across cultures, languages, beliefs, ethnicities, races, genders, and sexual orientations. We maintain a working environment that respects the differences among our employees, understanding that diversity strengthens us.

The Museum offers varied opportunities in many different areas for candidates who have the knowledge and expertise to join our professional staff of approximately 170 individuals.

Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State, just a few hours from New York City, Washington, D.C. and Toronto, the area offers a variety of outdoor activities and cultural attractions. We offer full-time positions with excellent benefits as well as temporary positions in our peak summer season.

The Corning Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer.

About The Corning Museum of Glass

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Full-Time Positions

The Hot Glass Programs Senior Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Hot Glass Programs (HGP) equipment on site and at remote studios to ensure uninterrupted programming and upkeep of world-class glassmaking facilities. Works closely with HGP managers and team to provide technical support for sustained and evolving programming and activities. Maintains supply and orderly storage of all consumables and replacement parts necessary for continual operation. Responsible for preparation of mobile studios prior to remote deployment. Serves as main contact with Operations Department, Storage and Safety Matrix teams. Establishes, implements and documents maintenance and safety protocols for all Hot Glass staff to follow.
The Advancement Associate, Member Services and CRM serves as the point of contact for Museum members, providing high quality customer service to members and guests via telephone, in person and electronically to ensure a superior membership experience. Works with the Manager of Individual and Planned Giving to implement membership activities, including acquisition strategies, member records maintenance, and administrative duties. Serves as Advancement’s representative to frontline management. Facilitates internal logistics for advancement events. Collaboratively works with others on all Advancement-related CRM work including logistics, data flow, development of standard operating procedures, gift processing, and membership reporting.
The Financial Analyst provides financial management support (planning, analysis and reporting) for assigned responsibilities related to budgets and forecasts, monthly closing and contributed services. Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex financial analysis projects and making recommendations for actions to achieve financial results. Leverages quantitative competencies and skills in mathematics, statistics and data science to complement accounting and financial analysis.
With the Hot Glass Programs Senior Technician, the Hot Glass Programs Technician / Demonstrator is responsible for the maintenance of all Hot Glass Programs (HGP) equipment on site and at remote studios to ensure uninterrupted programming and upkeep of world-class glassmaking facilities, maintains supply and orderly storage of all consumables and replacement parts necessary for continual operation, assists in the preparation of mobile studios prior to deployment and demonstrates and narrates hot glass demonstrations for audiences in the Museum and at remote locations.
The HR Operations and Employment Specialist organizes and coordinates the Hire to Retire and HR operations activities for the Corning Museum of Glass (‘CMoG’). Provides high quality HR expertise and support. Understands what it means to anticipate and respond to needs, designs and delivers HR processes, and supports daily HR operations. Assists with improving the efficiency of the HR department (including HR, Safety, Security, Volunteer and Internship Programs operations) through automation and process improvements and enhances the employee experience.
The Digital Content and Communications Manager, independently and in collaboration with the Advancement team and other colleagues across the Museum generates and oversees the creation, development, and delivery of a donor-centered communication and engagement program using digital marketing tools, CRM, CMS, and social media platforms to support various fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship campaigns. Develops and implements a digital communications strategy for the Advancement program that supports annual objectives and multi-year capital campaigns by positively influencing donor acquisition and retention and ensuring that donors are engaged and informed about the Museum, its programs, and accomplishments. Supports internal communications to help build a culture of philanthropy at The Corning Museum of Glass and helps drive a comprehensive, innovative, effective, and rapidly growing fundraising program.
The Event Planner plans a variety of events for The Corning Museum of Glass. Manages and coordinates all details for Museum-sponsored events (both internal and external customers) and facility rentals. Provides a high level of customer service by being proactive and responsive to the customer’s needs. Manages the logistical planning and production of each event and works closely with all event partners.  

Temporary Positions

There are no available temporary positions at this time.