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Located on the city campus of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, the University of Nebraska State Museum, is the state's premier museum and research collection for natural history. The Museum serves Nebraska's residents statewide through three public sites, virtual programming, and through a dedicated research collection location. By joining our team, you are undertaking our mission to promote discovery of our natural world and world cultures through research, museum collections, learner-centered educational programs, and public exhibitions.


Current Openings

Reservations & Events Coordinator
The University of Nebraska State Museum is seeking a full-time Reservations & Events Coordinator. Located in Morrill Hall on the UNL city campus, this position coordinates private rentals, group reservations, and related amenities. The position will liaise with individuals, schools, and other organizations wishing to use the Museum for a variety of private and University rental purposes. Duties will include handling inquiries (in person, phone, and email), coordinating logistics, facilitating event setup and take-down, and implementing relevant UNL and museum policies and procedures. Evening and weekend hours are typically required to coordinate events. This position will serve as manager on duty during these events and may be called upon to do so occasionally on other occasions. Typical work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday with occasional Sundays.

Visitor Services Manager
The University of Nebraska State Museum – Morrill Hall is seeking a Visitor Services Manager to lead, plan, and enhance the Museum’s Visitor Services team. The position is responsible for managing visitor related operations at Morrill Hall (University of Nebraska State Museum) to include admissions, gift shop, pK-12 visits, and private event rental. The Visitor Services Manager provides strategic input to the operations of the museum and plays a pivotal role in providing a welcoming customer experience.

Education Program Coordinator
The University of Nebraska State Museum is seeking a full-time Education Programs Coordinator. Located in Morrill Hall on the UNL city campus, this position coordinates, develops, and helps deliver the museum’s in-person Gallery programs for pK-12 and postsecondary students, associated kit program, and assists the education supervisor with K12 educator professional development and other learning programs. This position also coordinates the museum’s science communication undergraduate intern program and develops and delivers informal education programming for families. Occasionally, this position provides educational program support for our sister museums, Ashfall Fossil Beds and Trailside Museum.


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.