Seeking friendly, outgoing, and energetic history enthusiasts to join the Education Department at James Madison’s Montpelier. Duties include conducting standard and specialty tours of Montpelier’s historic home and grounds for visitors of all ages. Interpreters also have the option of working in Montpelier’s seasonal venues, demonstrating period craft and cooking techniques, and helping to maintain a historic farm. Excellent communication skills, weekends, and moderate physical labor required. This is a part-time job with hours varying by the season. $11/hr. Applications due by January 28, 2015.
Please submit one document containing resume and cover letter online.
Curatorial Assistant Full-time
The Montpelier Foundation seeks a passionate and detail oriented full-time curatorial assistant to aid mansion refurnishing and restoration efforts and provide administrative support to the curatorial department. Successful candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, preservation, U.S. history or a closely related field and have paid administrative support experience, as well as familiarity with museum operations. Review of applications will begin in February.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references in a single PDF. Apply online.
Research Assistant Part-time
Montpelier is currently accepting applications for a part-time research assistant to provide primary and secondary source documentary and object-related research support for mansion refurnishing and restoration efforts. Successful candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in U.S. history and experience working with a variety of archival sources, as well as previous research assistance experience in a comparable setting. Review of applications will begin in February.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and academic writing sample in a single PDF. Apply online.
Part-time Hospitality Associates
Part of the grand tradition of Montpelier is entertaining guests to the property in a style of which Dolley Madison would approve. Would you like to join the team ensuring donors, Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution participants, and others using our facilities enjoy unparalleled hospitality? Because of the nature of hospitality, event staff must be able to work nights and weekends and be amenable to flexible, part time schedules.
Part-time Assistant Event Manager
The Assistant Event Manager has responsibilities in supporting the Director of Events & Hospitality and the Events Manager, and the overall mission of the Montpelier Foundation. Responsibilities include managing the calendars of all Foundation events property-wide, managing and scheduling the Hospitality Staff; working with caterers and suppliers to arrange for food, beverage, and equipment service and managing the overall relationships with caterers and suppliers; and working with internal and external customers to create timelines and task lists for each event.
The Montpelier Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
To volunteer, contact Kathy Del Rosso at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form linked below.