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These are all paid positions with compensation commensurate with Stanford University pay scale for students. All positions have a flexible schedule, requiring 8-10 hours per week, except where noted.
Updated: December 13, 2017

Academic Programs Assistant
Working closely with the Academic Programs team, the Academic Programs Assistants (APAs) will help organize and administer class visits to the Cantor Arts Center. APAs will be trained in the handling of both objects and works on paper. They will set up for and monitor class visits to the Cantor, when artworks are pulled from storage and displayed in either the Wilsey or Tannenbaum classroom. In addition to learning how to submit work requests and prepare checklists using collection’s management software, the APAs will develop and maintain our class-visit database and play an important role in the implementation of assessment tools. Additional responsibilities may evolve to reflect the APAs personal interests. The position requires 8- 10 hours per week. Applicants must be responsible, vigilant, assertive, meticulously detail oriented, and communicative. Familiarity with Filemaker Pro is desired but not required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and one-page resume to Jessica Stewart ( with the subject line “Academic Programs Assistant-[your name]” by Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:55pm


Second Sunday Art Associate at the Cantor Arts Center
The Cantor Arts Center is seeking highly motivated and reliable students to work with the Public Programs and Education team. Art Associates demonstrate an interest in art and museum work, take initiative, exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills, and enjoy working with visitors of all ages.
Work requirements are 10:30am-4:30 pm during each of our popular Second Sunday Programs which happen every second Sunday during the academic year. Additional work opportunities will involve preparation of art materials for Second Sundays and assistance with museum education activities and museum public program events (2-8 hours per week.) Summer hours are also available.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and one-page resume to Diane Holaday ( with the subject line "Second Sunday Art Associate-[your name]"

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