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.”



The World of James Monroe Fellow

James Monroe’s Highland is pleased to announce a one-year fellowship for scholars specializing in early America with an interest in transcription/documentary editing, metadata and digital collections. The fellow supports and participates in work related to The World of James Monroe Online (WJMO), a portal that will offer primary resources in a searchable user-friendly online interface, free to all users. This fellowship offers experience working with digital collections, metadata, transcription, and the digital collections platform Islandora. The successful candidate will review and edit image files, transcriptions, and metadata for content made available through the portal. The successful fellow will perform this work with metadata and digital collections specialists at William & Mary Libraries and content specialists at James Monroe’s Highland.

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.

An application is required to be considered for this position. Visit to view a full job description and to apply.


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