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Museum Services Assistant
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is seeking to fill the position of Museum Services Assistant. Position is full time and receives a Hermitage benefits package. The Museum Services Assistant will be shared across both the Department of Education & Interpretation and the Department of Public Programs & Volunteers.
The following tasks compose the MSA’s standard duties, with other duties as assigned: The MSA will assist Education & Interpretation by executing education programs as assigned by the Lead Educator, including traveling classrooms, web conferences, and Hands-on-History programs; preparing materials for classes (i.e. worksheets, craft materials, etc.); and helping with special events involving the department (this may include some weekends and/or evenings); executing special tours as assigned by the Lead Interpreter—such as the Slavery Tour, the Garden Tour, Tulip Grove, and our various evening tours; working in the mansion on some days when needed; preparing and contributing to the Potus7 podcast and Hermitage YouTube videos. The MSA will assist Public Programs & Volunteers by assisting with researching, planning, and coordinating public programs and large site events; assisting with administration tasks related to the volunteer program, including updating volunteer files, applications, recorded hours, et al.
Undergraduate degree a minimum with preference for a degree in American history. Experience with public programming and/or classroom teaching is preferred. Research and writing experience will also be favored. Past experience in education, historic interpretation and office skills preferred. Clear verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills are essential, employing courtesy and discretion in dealing with the public and other employees. Must effectively interact with a diverse audience, including audiences with a broad range of ages, ethnicities, and abilities. The Museum Services Assistant must always present a professional demeanor and appearance, and maintain confidentiality. Knowledge and daily use of e-mail, Microsoft office applications, and standard office equipment is required. Familiarity with Prezi is preferred. Some period-appropriate costuming may be required, and will be provided by The Hermitage.
Candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and official application for employment to Erin Adams, Director of Education & Interpretation, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 615-889-9289. All inquiries should be submitted via email. Position closes by end of business on July 7th.Apply now
The Andrew Jackson Foundation has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Assistant to primarily perform painting prep work and painting and routine building maintenance. Position will also assist other maintenance staff as required. This is an entry level position. Successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidates who demonstrate experience with paint prep, window glazing, and painting will be given preference. Plumbing knowledge will also be given preference. Candidates must be computer literate.Read Full Description
Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check. All qualified applicants must submit an application. Download and complete the application below and email it to email@example.com or come to The Hermitage Ticket Office to fill out the application form.Apply now
Part-Time Visitor’s Center Staff
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is looking for an energetic and outgoing person for part time work providing services and selling tickets to our guests in the Andrew Jackson Visitor’s Center. This position is fast paced at times with lots of standing and interacting with both visitors and audio equipment. Weekends and an outgoing, pleasant attitude are a must. Cash handling experience is a plus. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to turn in the application. Click on the application link below for the employment application. The Hermitage is an equal opportunity employer.Apply now