Development Associate Reporting to the Director of Development, with a close working relationship with other senior development staff, including the Vice President of Development, the Development Associate is responsible for the accurate and efficient collection and flow of data and processes that support the Development Office in the overall success of the Foundation’s fundraising activities with a particular emphasis on leadership gifts ($25,000 or more) from individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Development Associate will be knowledgeable about Montpelier, James and Dolley Madison, the U.S. Constitution and American history, and Montpelier’s role in promoting democracy.
Stewardship Coordinator The Stewardship Coordinator position coordinates cultivation, stewardship and acknowledgement processes within the Montpelier Foundation’s Development Office. The Stewardship Coordinator works proactively to facilitate effective stewardship activities for individual donors and prospects, groups of prospects and donors, and other constituencies as necessary. Full job description Apply online
Part-time Visitor Center/Museum Gift Shop Associate Needed at James Madison’s Montpelier to process house tour ticket and museum gift shop merchandise sales and provide outstanding customer service to all Montpelier visitors as they tour the historic site. Duties also include presentation of house tour information in a friendly, helpful manner and orientation to the Montpelier site; stocking, maintenance and cleaning of retail sales floor; making merchandise price changes as needed and providing comprehensive visitor assistance; ensuring that all Montpelier visitors view their experience as a pleasant and educational experience.
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.
The Archaeology Department at James Madison’s Montpelier is looking to hire two full time laboratory technicians to work through April 2017. We are currently excavating an area of Montpelier known as the South Yard that contained three slave quarters, two smoke houses, and an outdoor kitchen. During the tenure of this position, laboratory technicians will be responsible for processing, analyzing, and cataloging artifacts from the South Yard. In addition, Montpelier’s Archaeology Lab is open to the public and laboratory technicians must be able to engage with visitors and lead mini-lab tours. Experience working in archaeological laboratories and knowledge of historic artifacts, particularly ones dating to the 18th and 19th centuries, is essential to this job. Experience in plantation archaeology, African American archaeology, and/or public archaeology is preferred.