Visual Resources Center
The University of Chicago Department of Art History
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am–5pm
*Beginning Monday, June 16, the VRC will be open Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am–5pm*
- street address: 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
- building: Cochrane Woods Art Center Room 257
- phone: 773.834.5411 or 773.702.0261, fax: 773.702.5901
- email: email@example.com
- website: http://arthistory.uchicago.edu/vrc
- facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ufocvrc
Visual Resources Center Staff
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the quickest response.
CWAC Room 257c
CWAC Room 257a
Digital Collections Specialist
CWAC Room 257b
Employment at the VRC
Work-study jobs are available on a quarterly basis. Students work approximately 10 hours a week between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hours and dates are flexible. The pay rate is $10-$12 per hour depending on qualifications. Desired skills include familiarity with Photoshop, exceptional attention to detail, and reliability. Knowledge of Art History is a plus. Current positions will be posted on the Student Employment Website.
Internships in the Visual Resources Center are available on an ongoing basis. Students in MLS programs are encouraged to apply to gain field experience in a VR setting. Digital technology will be the main focus of the internship with hands-on experience in database development, design and maintenance, digital copystand work, as well as digital image creation and storage. Instruction in cataloging techniques including CCO and VRA Core are also available. Students are encouraged to tailor the internship to their personal interests. Submit your resume and cover letter to the VRC Associate Director for consideration.
Open positions will be posted on the UChicago Jobs Online Employment Site.