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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.


Office/Events Coordinator

James Monroe’s Highland seeks a part-time Office/Events Coordinator whose primary responsibilities will be supporting the private events side of our operations. The role includes showing the property to prospective clients, negotiating terms, and recording details of event bookings. The employee is also responsible for public outreach for other events and programs. The position is located at James Monroe’s Highland in Albemarle County, Virginia. Weekend and evening work will be required.

Required qualifications include: High School diploma or equivalent. Strong working knowledge of general office procedures and processes. Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite, with strong proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to work effectively with all levels of management, as well as internal and external customers. Strong communication skills, with superior written and verbal abilities. A strong customer service-orientation is a must, with a preference for individuals interested in the wedding business. Strong organization skills, with strong attention to detail and accuracy in daily work. Familiarity with organizing and scheduling of events. Previous experience working in an administrative role within a customer service setting. Prior experience managing Excel spreadsheets.

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.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31821.


Cashier

Highland seeks a part-time cashier to work at the historic site’s Museum Shop. Applicants must have excellent customer service and communication skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interacting with Highland visitors in ticket sales, way-finding assistance and sale of Museum Shop merchandise, replenishing inventory, tagging merchandise, and light housekeeping. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic ambassadors of history, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have previous retail experience and familiarity with the Albemarle-Charlottesville area. Hours include weekends and occasional evenings. Previous cash handling experience in a service-oriented environment is preferred.

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.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31615.


Custodian

Highland, the home of President James Monroe in Charlottesville, VA, seeks a part-time Custodian. The Custodian provides cleaning and maintenance services within designated buildings and event facilities. The position maintains the upkeep and cleanliness of buildings and event facilities and to ensure a clean environment is maintained for all staff, facilities renters, and visitors.

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.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31812.


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