Employment at Montpelier

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Vice President for Development
James Madison’s Montpelier is a seeking a dynamic fundraising professional to serve as the Vice President for Development.  The Vice President for Development oversees and manages fundraising for the Montpelier Foundation at James Madison’s Montpelier to promote financial success and pursuit of the mission. The VP supervises the Development Department in the execution of strategic plans for the overall advancement of the Foundation. The VP is a key member of the senior staff and integrally involved with marketing, communications, board relations, visitation, and ensuring the overall health and vibrancy of James Madison’s Montpelier. Full job description.

Apply online. Attach one PDF with all relevant documents. Position is open until filled.

Assistant Curator
The Montpelier Foundation seeks a passionate and detail oriented full-time assistant curator to aid mansion refurnishing and restoration efforts and provide object-related research support to the curatorial department. Successful candidates will have a Master's degree in art history, the history of decorative arts, or a closely related field with specialized knowledge of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century material culture, decorative and fine arts. Applicants should demonstrate prior paid research assistance experience with primary sources and familiarity with museum practice. Full job description.

Review of applications will begin in October. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references in a single PDF. Apply online.

Part-time Housekeeping Associates

We are currently seeking part-time Housekeeping Associates at James Madison’s Montpelier. The Housekeeping Associate will be responsible for maintaining the daily cleanliness and good repair of the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center, The Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution, and other foundation buildings on an ongoing basis. Nights and weekends are required, but there is flexibility in the schedule. Prior experience in commercial cleaning is preferred.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds and climb 12-foot ladders as necessary. A valid VA Driver’s License is required.  Motor Vehicle Record dated within last 30 days required.Full job description.

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. Full job description.

Apply online.

The Montpelier Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

To volunteer, contact Kathy Artus at kartus@montpelier.org or use the contact form linked below.

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