Position Opening:
Collections Management Administrative/Preservation Assistant

The Collections Management Section at the Spurlock Museum is accepting applications for a part-time undergraduate student to assist with writing and editing documents and maintaining the museum’s Hazard Communications program. Additional tasks include organizing paper artifacts and completing gallery chores.

Required Qualifications:

  • proficient with Microsoft Office
  • become proficient with Adobe InDesign
  • strong writing ability and typing skills
  • strong organizational skills
  • acute attention to detail
  • ability to work independently
  • ability to climb ladders and stairs, stoop, bend, kneel, lift up to thirty pounds, and stand for the duration of your shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • federal work study status
  • freshman or sophomore standing
  • experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator
  • interest in museums, anthropology, history, and/or art history

Schedule and Wages:

  • This position requires 8–10 hours per week and begins Spring semester 2018 with the option to continue during Summer.
  • This position pays minimum wage.


To apply, please e-mail all of the following to Assistant Collections Manager John Holton at jholton@illinois.edu:

For questions, please call (217) 244-5558 (phone link).