Open Positions

The following opportunities are currently available at the Block Museum

Visitors Services / Security

Up to $11/hr. 8-20 Hours per Week


• Must be dependable

• Provide critical security support during regular and extended public hours, programs, movies and special events.

• Responsible for greeting the public and fielding basic facilities questions, act as liaison to information desk personnel.

• Responsible for documenting attendance records, assist with event set-up/take down

• Participate during exhibition openings

• Schedule may include evenings and some weekends.

Qualifications: The candidate must be at least eighteen years of age. They must have the ability to work well with the public. Must be professional, congenial, and display a confident manner with the public. They must be reliable, flexible, and willing to work evenings and weekends when required. They must have neat and clean appearance and successfully complete security background examination.


Visitor Services Department

James Foster

40 Arts Circle Drive

Evanston, IL 60208

Phone: (847) 491-2422


Exhibits & Collections: Preparators

We rely on a crew of dedicated Preparators for recurring part-time work on exhibition turnarounds and occasional collections tasks. 

Interested individuals should have experience in handling a variety of works of art,  physical dexterity, and a meticulous sense of care.  Familiarity with basic hand tools and the ability to lift up to fifty pounds is expected.  Wider construction experience is helpful since we build out our own spaces.  Work periods can average three or more weeks and  full availability including some weekends and evenings is preferred.

We accept resumes with references on an ongoing basis. 

Please contact:

Mark Leonhart

Lead Preparator

Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art

Northwestern University

40 Arts Circle Drive

Evanston, IL 60208