Driveway Ash TreesAre you excited by history or tourism? James Monroe’s Highland is one of Charlottesville’s most treasured attractions. Working at the home of James Monroe is interesting, fulfilling, and educational.

James Monroe’s Highland accepts resumes and applications exclusively through the William & Mary website for positions that are currently open. Available positions at Highland can be found listed below or through William & Mary’s Employment Opportunities online system by entering the search keywords “Highland.”

Museum Shop Manager

Highland, the home of President James Monroe in Charlottesville, VA, seeks a full-time Museum Shop Manager. The Museum Shop Manager ensures quality customer service at the front-end of the visitor experience, and sustains a viable, reliable and profitable Museum Shop operation. The position will manage the daily retail operations of the museum shop including selection and purchasing of merchandise in accord with museum mission, inventory management, record keeping, merchandise display and effectively manage the shop personnel. The Museum Shop Manager also contributes to the marketing and education aspects of James Monroe’s Highland by participating in customer cultivation, outreach, surveys, and focus groups, and leading customer service training.

The College of William and Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. This position is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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