Employment

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Statues by Tom Otterness are located throughout the Gelvin Gardens. Photo by Julia Nucci Kelly, 2015.
Statues by Tom Otterness are located throughout the Gelvin Gardens. Photo by Julia Nucci Kelly, 2015.

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

Marketing Assistant: Marketing & Communications

Student Academic Hourly

Under the supervision of the Communications and Marketing Coordinator, the student marketing assistant will help to publicize upcoming exhibitions and events, to log media coverage, and to assist with data gathering and analysis. A successful candidate for this position may be offered to extend employment into the summer and 2019-2020 academic year.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compose and edit marketing copy with strong attention to detail
  • Enter/update exhibition and event information online
  • Enter public relations content into museum database
  • Consistently compile visitor data related to exhibitions and events
  • Assist with data analysis and reporting

Education

Required: Must be current undergraduate student at the University of Illinois

Preferred: Major or minor in Marketing, Communications, Art History, Advertising, or related field

Experience

Intermediate knowledge of Adobe CC and Microsoft Excel is required. Experience with data visualization is preferred.

Consistent work hours are required; must be available to work on site 6–8 hours per week on weekdays between 9 am and 4:30 pm.

Demonstrated attention to detail is required; copywriting/copyediting experience is preferred.

Must possess a high level of organization and be self-motivated.

To Apply

Fill out the Online Application by December 14, including cover letter, resume, and two references. If you have questions, please contact Julia Nucci Kelly through the museum website.

Marketing Assistant: Design, Social Media, Photography

Student Academic Hourly

Under the supervision of the Communications and Marketing Coordinator, the student marketing assistant will assist with digital design, social media planning and implementation, and event photography. A successful candidate for this position may be offered to extend employment into the summer and 2019-2020 academic year.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Museum photography, including evening and weekend events, using KAM resources
  • Photo editing, including file naming, color correction and sizing images for a variety of uses
  • Graphic design for social media and digital displays in the museum lobby
  • Assist with social media campaign planning and implementation
  • Assist with content marketing across museum platforms

Education

Required: Must be current undergraduate student at the University of Illinois

Preferred: Major in Graphic Design, Photography, Communications, Advertising, or related field

Experience

Intermediate knowledge of Adobe CC is required. Proficiency in AfterEffects is preferred.

Demonstrated photography experience and design portfolio are required.

Demonstrated proficiency in social media management for a business or organization is preferred.

Knowledge of Krannert Art Museum or experience in an arts-based organization is preferred.

Consistent work hours are required; must be available to work on site 6–8 hours per week, including Thursday evenings and select Saturdays.

Demonstrated attention to detail is required; copyediting experience is preferred.

Must possess a high level of organization and be self-motivated.

To Apply

Fill out the Online Application by December 14, including cover letter, resume, and two references. If you have questions, please contact Julia Nucci Kelly through the museum website.

Full-time Security Guard

We are currently looking for responsible individuals to join our team as a member of the Krannert Art Museum security department.

Security guards are integral to museum operations and are responsible for the safety of Krannert Art Museum’s visitors, programs, facility, personnel, and collection.

If this opportunity is of interest to you please review the position information found at: Civil Service Vacancy–Security Guard

If you have any questions, please email Stephanie Swearingen or call her at 217 333 2137.