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

 

Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Learning

Krannert Art Museum seeks candidates for an Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Learning. The primary function of this position will be to design and implement the museum’s community engagement and learning initiatives. This position has an integral role in establishing the agenda for public and campus engagement and collaboration in developing in-gallery, off-site, and digital programs, and interpretation. The candidate will work closely with the Director and other staff members to ensure that the museum’s strategic goals are achieved.

Applications must be received by January 31, 2022.

For more information, see the Full Position Description on the University of Illinois Job Board.

The U of I is an EEO Employer:Veteran/Disability that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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 2021-2022 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

 

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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.

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.