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 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.

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

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