We hire for a number of student positions depending on projects and anticipated work loads. You will find details about the student positions we hire for below. If we are currently hiring for a position there will be contact information included as well.

For all student positions: 
Effective 1/1/2021 in accordance with the Healthy Families and Workplace Act, all student employees will accrue sick leave. The accrual rate will be 0.034 hours for every 30 hours worked. For example, if a student works 30 hours in a week, they earn 1.02 hours of paid sick leave. 


CU Art Museum attendant  

Student employment classification: Student Assistant I 
Pay rate: $15/hr 

Museum attendants are responsible for welcoming and engaging with visitors, monitoring the safety and security of visitors and art, cleaning lobby area, conducting informal surveys, and working special events.  


CU Art Museum lead attendant  

Student employment classification: Student Assistant II  
Pay rate: $16/hr 

Lead  attendants are responsible for welcoming and engaging with visitors, monitoring the safety and security of visitors and art, providing mentorship and leadership to museum attendant team and focusing on special projects related to museum initiatives. Lead attendants provide an additional layer of support to both museum attendants and staff. 


CU Art Museum student outreach assistant   

Student employment classification: Student Assistant II 
Pay rate: $16/hr 

Student outreach assistants are responsible for developing and implementing student programs related to exhibitions, outreach to students in dorms and resident academic programs, student clubs and organizations, as well as assisting with informal evaluations and exhibition focus groups. 


CU Art Museum collection committee member 

Student employment classification:  Student Assistant II 
Pay rate: $16/hr 

Collection committee members are charged with reviewing and voting on acquisitions and deaccessions to the museum’s collection. These decisions shape the collection and lay the groundwork for future growth. The collection committee abides by the Collection Policy and its decisions support the collecting goals of the museum. Collection committee members are responsible for reviewing all acquisition and deaccession proposals submitted by the director and/or the museum’s curator of collections and exhibitions. The collection committee meets four times per academic year. Members commit to preparing for and attending at least three of those meetings.  


CU Art Museum community council member   

Student employment classification:  Student Assistant II 
Pay rate : $16/hr 

The purpose of the community council is to help advance the Museum and its mission and strategic plan by providing advocacy, ambassadorship, community connections and guidance. Among the community council members key activities are those geared towards increasing public awareness of the Museum, fostering community involvement with the Museum, as well as assisting in developing relationships with a wide variety of constituencies.  
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CU Art Museum graduate curatorial assistant 

Student employment classification: Student Assistant III 
Pay rate: $21/hr 

This position works under the supervision of the Chief Curator and/or Curator of Collections and Exhibitions and fulfills functions related to the research and care of artwork in the museum's collection. The student may be involved in exhibition planning and interpretation and/or may conduct general research on collection materials. While the student employee will work with a team, the candidate must also work independently and have the ability to structure their research.  


CU Art Museum graduate exhibitions assistant 

Student employment classification: Student Assistant III 
Pay rate: $21/hr 

Exhibitions assistants work closely with the Exhibitions Manager and Preparator on aspects of exhibition preparation and installation. Job responsibilities are project-specific but could include art handling, conservation framing, museum lighting, construction, carpentry, painting, art packing, didactic installation, and art installation. 


CU Art Museum graduate registration and collections assistant 

Student employment classification: Student Assistant III 
Pay rate: $21/hr 

Registration and Collections Assistants work closely with the Head Registrar and Collections Manager and the Associate Registrar and Collections Manager.  Job responsibilities are project specific but could include collections database work, art handling and storage management, inventory of collections, and working with artists, donors and other institutions as needed in support of the museum. While the student employee will work with a team, the candidate must also be able to work independently as well as with limited supervision and moderate to high levels of decision-making authority.