Jobs

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.”

 


Administrative Assistant

James Monroe’s Highland seeks an Administrative Assistant who will fill a key role in our core staff. The Administrative Assistant plays a role in communications, administration, and operations. This staff member provides administrative and strategic support, including participating in business and museum projects. We are looking for a person who connects the pieces, keeps the details in order, and will play a thoughtful role in a work environment with moving parts on several tracks.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position, eligible to receive overtime pay for hours worked beyond 40 in a work week. Some weekend and evening work is required.

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

To be considered for this position, application is required at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/38172.


Events Office Coordinator

James Monroe’s Highland seeks candidates for a part-time Events Office Coordinator, whose primary responsibilities will be supporting the private events side of our operations. The role includes responding to inquiries, showing the property to prospective clients, negotiating terms, and recording details of event bookings. The employee is also responsible for support and public outreach for other events and programs.

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.

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

To be considered for this position, application is required at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/38082.


Interpreter

Highland’s education team seeks candidates for a part-time Interpreter role, whose main duties are providing guided tours and historic interpretation of James Monroe to members of the visiting public, to school groups, and during special events. Successful candidates will have historical knowledge of the colonial and early national periods of American history, strong verbal communication skills, good visitor services and interpersonal skills, and basic teaching methods.

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

To be considered for this position, application is required at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/38021.


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