Staff Positions

 

 

Student Positions

Student Security Officer

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Student Security Division acts as a bridge between students and police, empowering students to play an active role in campus safety. Members of the Student Security Division support community policing culture on campus by serving as ambassadors for the department.

The Security Division employs student security officers who work in roles that are critical to the function of the institution. The Student Security Officer position at DPS is vital in helping keep campus safe. The primary focus of this role is to enhance public safety through a variety of fixed post and patrol assignments.

Key Responsibilities

As a Student Security Officer, you would be responsible for:

  • Greeting visitors and protecting artwork at the Stanley Museum of Art
  • Helping dispatch and drive the NITE RIDE service
  • Controlling access to assigned buildings
  • Reporting any potentially suspicious situations to dispatch
  • Assisting patrons in need of emergency services

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Gallery Host

The Stanley Museum of Art is ready to grow our student staff! Gallery Hosts are the most visible team members at the museum and will directly support an amazing visitor experience.

You will spend your shifts greeting guests, introducing the museum and works in the collection, communicating visitor guidelines, and contributing to the success of museum events. Gallery Hosts will also have opportunities to assist with school tours, in the Visual Classroom, and complete collections-based research projects.  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide excellent customer service to guests in the lobby  
  • Enforce museum visitor and safety policies 
  • Use point-of-sale software to perform simple transactions and timed entry reservations 
  • Monitor museum spaces to ensure the safety of guests and of works of art 
  • Provide support for special events and museum programming 
  • Data collection and assessment
  • Maintain and build on knowledge of the museum’s collections and exhibitions through training and self-guided research 

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Museum Events Intern

 The Stanley Museum of Art is seeking an Events Intern to assist with all aspects of the private event cycle! From fielding request forms and corresponding with clients, to facilitating setups and teardowns and participating in day-of production, this position will gain hands-on experience in event management in a museum setting.

You will be introducing the museum to prospective clients, communicating museum policies and amenities, and contributing to the success of events hosted at the Stanley. The Events Intern will also have opportunities to shape the existing facility rental program, emphasize areas of academic interest, and potentially plan and create their own event. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Visitor Services Coordinator with event preparation and execution
  • Serve as point of contact for client during event
  • Facilitate setup and teardown
  • Draft and edit facility rental documents, and related administrative tasks
  • Enforce museum safety policies
  • Other associated duties and projects as assigned

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Stanley Campus Council Intern

The Stanley Museum of Art is seeking a Stanley Campus Council Intern to support the development and implementation of student-focused programs at the Stanley Museum of Art. 

This intern will work closely with the Learning & Engagement team, as well as with the Stanley Campus Council, the Stanley’s student advisory group, to help foster the growth of a diverse student audience at the Stanley and support Stanley Campus Council events.  

Key Responsibilities  

  • Research student engagement initiatives at comparable university art museums 
  • Work on a campus outreach plan to help build awareness of the museum on campus 
  • Initiate partnerships/collaborations with student groups and organizations 
  • Propose and develop a program or resource based on personal interests 
  • Support the Assistant Curator of Student Engagement and the Campus Engagement Coordinator in leading the Stanley Campus Council. This may involve designing promotions and graphics, contributing to/updating social media, and/or event setup/teardown 
  • General administrative support of Stanley programs as needed 
  • Other related tasks as assigned 

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Programming Intern

The Stanley Museum of Art is seeking a Programming Intern to support the development and implementation of programs at the Stanley Museum of Art.

This intern will work closely with the Learning & Engagement team to manage AV during programs, edit videos, help build the museum’s campus audience, and support events at the museum.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage AV at museum programs, including setting up microphones, running soundchecks, recording and livestreaming programs for hybrid events, and video editing.
  • Propose and develop a program or resource based on personal interests
  • Support the programs and events at the museum. This may involve:
    • Event setup/teardown
    • General administrative support of Stanley programs as needed
    • Designing promotions and graphics
    • Contributing to/updating social media

Other related tasks as assigned

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