Work at Maymont
We are always looking for talented professionals to join our organization. Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.
Museum Tour Coordinator
This position is responsible for the daily operation of Maymont Mansion for public tours, school classes and booked groups. This position facilitates guest reception at the front desk and provides support for the front desk staff and docents; assists with coordination of and conducts group tours, school programs, birthday parties, and other programs and events; participates in planning and assists with coordination and implementation of special interpretation, programs, events, school programs, and other activities; and provides excellent customer service and promotes the positive work environment for part-time staff and museum volunteers.
Bachelor of Arts in Art History, History, Museum Studies, or related area; 1-3 years museum/historic site experience. Excellent written and oral communications skills required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and working knowledge of Point of Sale and Raiser’s Edge systems preferred. Desire to work with children, the public and museum volunteers required. Proven ability to create and implement engaging programming. Teaching experience and/or public history or historic site interpretation background preferred. Ability to work some weekends and evenings. The Museum Tour Coordinator is a 29-hour/week position.
Email your resume and cover letter. EOE. Posted 10/17/2016.
Part-Time Environmental Educator for SOL/PBL
This position assists in the implementation and evaluation of a wide variety of environmental education programs including Maymont’s SOL programs and newly implemented Project-Based Learning by providing formal and informal guest experiences at the Robins Nature and Visitors Center and throughout Maymont’s grounds. All training will be provided.
Degree in environmental education or related field with one year experience in science education, environmental education, natural history interpretation or closely related discipline required. A well-rounded basic knowledge of Virginia wildlife, habitats and other environmental topics is preferred. Strong speaking, writing and organizational skills. Candidates should possess the experience or a willingness to learn handling tame, domestic, or exotic animals including reptiles. Computer literate. Must have a valid driver’s license and pass pre-employment background screening.
Email your resume and cover letter. EOE. Posted 9/26/2016.