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Now hiring a Student Ambassador!

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is seeking an NC State student to fill a vacant student ambassador position.

NC State students inside a gallery of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design.
Students enjoy looking around the artwork inside of the Gregg Museum. Photo by Marc Hall

The Gregg Museum is looking for an NC State student to serve as Museum Ambassador (paid part time position). This student will help serve as one of the faces of the Gregg Museum at the museum’s front visitor desk. 

Museum Ambassador

The Museum Ambassador position acts as a liaison to all visitors of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design. This position assists in and is responsible for ensuring the safety of the art, the facility, and visitors on the premises by helping visitors with questions about exhibitions, navigation through the museum, and providing a friendly atmosphere.  

In conjunction with the Visitor Services & Security Coordinator, the Museum Ambassador will be responsible for the opening, monitoring and closing of the museum. Additional duties include conducting opening and closing inspections of the galleries, reporting problems to the curatorial staff, monitoring visitor movements within the galleries, and monitoring audio-visual equipment when in use.  Additional normal museum and event related tasks (such as stuffing envelopes, data entry, light cleaning, exhibition prep, event set-up and breakdown, etc.) will be assigned on an as needed basis. 

Shifts will be assigned to time slots during public hours and special events throughout the semester.

Current Gregg Museum Public Hours are:
  • Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • After hours for special events and programs


Museum Ambassadors must be friendly, polite, and adaptable, and enjoy working in a fast-paced creative environment, both independently and as part of a cohesive team. They must  be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, good on-the-spot problem solvers and have  good interpersonal skills. As representatives of the Gregg Museum, Ambassadors must demonstrate initiative and professionalism, and maintain a clean and neat workspace and personal appearance at all times. Because of their security responsibilities, they must be observant, trustworthy, and dependable. An appreciation for the arts is encouraged.

How to Apply

Please download and complete an application and return to the Visitor Services & Security Coordinator, Riley Holt at rholt3@ncsu.edu. Typically we hire for these positions before the beginning of each semester or as jobs become available. We will contact applicants directly based on current needs.

Download application here.
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