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

About Corning, N.Y.

Full-Time Positions

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.  
The Retail Coordinator supports retail management of The Corning Museum of Glass shops, delivering world-class customer service, assisting visitors in the selection of appropriate merchandise and providing accurate information about the Museum’s offerings.  Leads the daily operations in assigned shops including training, inventory control, stock keeping, housekeeping and operation of the Point of Sale equipment
The Steuben Sales and Marketing Support Associate assists the Steuben Business by providing exceptional customer service through answering inquiries and entering telephone and email orders. Provides telephone coverage on an as-needed basis especially during extended holidays, including evening and weekends. Delivers dedicated service to our wholesale accounts, providing order support and general assistance with product and brand-related information. Assists with promotional material design and development including direct mail items, email marketing and advertising assets.
The Guest Services Associate provides excellent customer service to all Museum guests, as well as sells tickets, answers questions about the Museum and surrounding area, ensures opening and closing procedures are followed, and fulfills the responsibilities of the Museum Operator line and email.
The Facilities Maintenance Technician preserves and maintains The Corning Museum of Glass facilities and common areas in excellent condition and functionality. Operates a variety of equipment to perform maintenance activities related to buildings, warehouses, equipment, utilities, environmental requirements, energy management systems, HVAC equipment, humidity controls, fire protection equipment and safety programs. Maintains the grounds and all outdoor areas of the campus; repairs facility equipment and property structures.

Temporary Positions

There are no available temporary positions at this time.