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

Student Gallery Attendants | Part-Time

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

Shifts needed for 2022-2023 Academic Year

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.