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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

Public Programs and Volunteer Coordinator
The University of Nebraska State Museum is seeking a full-time Public Programs & Volunteer Coordinator. Located in Morrill Hall on the UNL city campus, this position organizes public events and coordinates the museum’s volunteer program. A large and diverse group of volunteers contribute by providing visitor activities, event support, and research support in the museum collections. The public programs and volunteer coordinator is responsible for developing monthly programs that utilize volunteers, such as, but not limited to Science Café and Sunday with a Scientist. The public programs and volunteer coordinator works with UNL courses to provide service-learning opportunities to UNL students. The position partners with other science communication groups on campus and helps to lead adult-focused museum events, tours, and community outreach.
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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: