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Event Coordinator Assistant

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 502742
Division/Organization: General Services
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $12.00
Job Categories: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Performing and Visual Arts, Customer Service, Hospitality, Libraries, Archives, and Museums


Department Overview:

Chazen Museum of Art

Anticipated Start Date:

September 2022

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

Available through May 2023

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

In person

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

This position will work approximately 2-12 hours per week. 


Hours vary and will require evening/weekend shifts during museum open hours of Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Ideal candidates are available on first Sunday of each month for the Chazen Museum of Art's Sunday Afternoon Live concert program.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



  • Must be a friendly, outgoing & approachable representative of museum while following museum procedure for security and safety of works of art
  • Fine attention to detail, professionalism, dependability, and communication skills
  • Ability to work on a team and independently
  • Customer service experience strongly preferred
  • Catering or event experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Position Summary/Job Duties:

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Help facilitate events to include: gallery talks, lectures, receptions and concerts.
  • Provide support with event setup, attendance tracking, way finding, assisting with hands on activities, greeting patrons, providing directions, and event clean up.
  • Enforce museum policies to ensure smooth event execution.
  • Will act as event lead when Event Coordinator is off-site.
  • This position will occasionally work in the office to assist with event coordinating details and other administrative duties.
  • Assist with Conference Room bookings, set up, and tear down.

How to Apply

The deadline for applications is September 1, 2022.

The completed application, along with a resume, should be submitted via the job center.

Please contact the Event Coordinator, Jamie Prey, for any questions.

Jamie Prey

800 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53706

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Physical Demands:

This work requires light lifting (up to 30 lbs.), bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, twisting, pulling, and reaching.

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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