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This page lists part-time and full-time openings on the Krannert Art Museum staff.
In addition to these job postings, Krannert Art Museum regularly lists full-time academic positions on the campus academic job board and clerical and security staff openings through the Staff Human Resources civil service information and testing page.
Part-time jobs and Academic Hourly positions are posted on the Handshake job board.
The Accounting Specialist oversees the daily business and general office functions of the Krannert Art Museum (KAM) and coordinates the museum's membership program. This position supports KAM business office functions by performing accounting duties focused on data entry, maintaining accounts payable/accounts receivable, processing payments, and routines in support of the maintenance of accounts and accounting records. This position also supports membership functions by performing data entry, processing member communications, and assisting with member/donor events. This position requires the use of judgement and initiative and and the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for exemplifying the professional and high standards of the Museum to all customers, both internal and external.
Accounting Support 40%
Membership Support 30%
Office Support 30%
Position involves mental exertion and requires the ability to work under pressure on multiple tasks in a calm and effective manner. Maintaining strong positive relationships across university departments and with museum donors and volunteers is critical to this position, as is commitment to the institution’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility goals. Interruptions are continuous throughout the day. Physical requirements include sitting at a computer and conducting errands between campus facilities and event locations. Evening and weekend hours required 6-10 days each year.
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Any one or combination totaling two years (24 months) from the categories below:
A. Course work in accounting, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
B. Course work in any discipline as measured by the following conversion table to its proportional equivalent:
C. Work experience in bookkeeping, office support, or closely related experience.
3. Two years (24 months) work experience in bookkeeping, office support, or closely related experience.
This is a 100% full-time, benefits-eligible Civil Service 4651 - Accounting Specialist position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. The entry-level salary for the Accounting Specialist classification is $42,564.60 ($21.828/hour).
For more information on Civil Service classifications, please visit the SUCSS web site at https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/default.aspx.
Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on April 17, 2023. Upload a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and college transcripts (if applicable).
Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position.
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Requisition ID: 1016594
Job Category: Administrative Support
Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu
Krannert Art Museum seeks student gallery attendants to monitor the galleries, welcome visitors, and uphold standards for safety and security of visitors and the collection. Attendants are responsible for communicating and maintaining museum guidelines, including those regarding touching objects, photography, and preventing food from entering the museum galleries. Student attendants are also responsible for helping guide visitors and staff to safety in the event of an emergency. Strong customer service, a willingness to communicate with visitors, an awareness of museum way-finding, campus amenities, and basic museum information are important aspects of this position.
Punctual and reliable attendance is required.
Ability to actively monitor galleries for up to 3 hours at a time (standing, walking, etc.).
Professional appearance and attentiveness.
Willingness to communicate and offer a pleasant visitor experience.
Ability to enforce museum guidelines (https://kam.illinois.edu/visit/gallery-guidelines).
Museum hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday – Saturday, Thursday evening until 8pm during the semester
Tuesday-Friday: 9:45am-12pm, 11:45am-2pm, 1:45-4pm Tue-Fri
Thursday: 1:45-5pm, 4:45-8pm
Saturday: 9:45am-1pm, 12:45-4pm
To express interest in this position and learn about openings, please email Security and Facilities Coordinator Dave Holzner.
Be prepared to provide employment history and two forms of ID documentation if not previously employed at the U of I.
More information available on the Virtual Job Board.