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Job Opportunities

Employment

Thank you for exploring employment opportunities at the Museum of the American Revolution. All employment questions may be directed to employment@amrevmuseum.org. Please review all open positions below and their job descriptions for information on how to apply.  Due to the volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Available Positions

Porter

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Porter who is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, restrooms, break room and all public areas of the Museum. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, flexible and must be available to work weekends and holidays. This position will be reporting to the Lead Porter. Day and overnight shifts available.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of flooring and stairs.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms.
  • Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators in break room
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms and common areas.
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary.
  • Dusting and cleaning office desks and furniture that are not cluttered.
  • Cleaning windowsills and windows.
  • Maintain janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
  • Proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals.
  • Wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Maintain vending closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Restock vending machine ƒ Restock vending supplies in appropriate storage area
  • Purchase cleaning and vending supplies as necessary
  • General maintenance of grounds
  • Deliver mail/packages to administrative offices
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Customer oriented and friendly
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal & written instructions independently.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, mornings, and nights.
  • Ability to perform light physical tasks, exerting up to 60 lbs of force on a frequent basis and up to 60 lbs on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to perform such activities as grasping, lifting, reaching
  • High school degree

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseun.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

Security Guard

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Security Guard. This position will provide routine security of all museum visitors, employees and museum property. Coordinate with other staff members. Monitor CCTV cameras and alarm systems inside security room. Interact with the business guests including badging, assist in connecting guest with staff person. Respond to emergency situations.  Must be available to work nights and weekends. The Security Guard reports directly to the Chief of Security.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide security of all museum guest, assets and other employees.
  • Coordinate with other team members to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Monitor CCTV cameras and security systems.
  • Interact with guest/employees in a courteous manner
  • Patrol interior and exterior.
  • Answer questions and assist guests
  • Answer phones or greet guest/employees in a welcoming manner
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be available to working early morning or evenings as needed. 
  • Weekends a must. 
  • Certified in First aid and CPR              
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ security or police experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Neat and Professional appearance
  • Must have the ability to maintain a positive working relationship with leadership and staff to ensure a safe and secure environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills

*This position is a part time position*

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

Guest Services Associate

Position Description: 

The Guest Service Associates (GSAs) is responsible for a successful guest experience in the Museum.   Must provide a high level of customer service and satisfaction to ensure an excellent experience for all guests and are responsible for a broad range of activities including selling tickets and memberships, overseeing access control, engaging with guests in the exhibit spaces, handling questions and complaints, monitor guest compliance with Museum safety/guest or protocols, and facilitating entry/egress from theaters.  The GSA reports to the Manager of  Guest Services. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide superior guest service to all guests  
  • Project a positive image, serving as an ambassador for the museum 
  • Maintain proper cashier operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes 
  • Relay accurate information about planned programs and events 
  • Be friendly and outgoing 
  • Handle customer service issues/questions in a professional, polite, and positive manner 
  • Actively participate in all provided training classes and properly implement newly learned skills 
  • Ensure that the Museum’s rules and safety protocols are followed  
  • Following established protocols, open/close building and areas within the Museum as scheduled; carry out light housekeeping and cleaning duties as outlined for each area throughout the day 
  • Other duties as assigned  

Skills and Knowledge:

  • General interest in the American Revolution 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and interface effectively with visitors in both conveying information and listening to their questions/complaints 
  • Be open to multiple points of view and avenues for problem solving  
  • Must be able to walk, stand and interact with the public for long periods of time 
  • Be well organized and thorough with close attention to detail and follow-through 
  • Act as a team player who works well with others and shows courtesy and respect to colleagues 
  • Be willing to assume responsibility  
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays and special events. 
  • Outgoing personality and enthused to interact with guests and colleagues 
  • 1-3 years of front line customer service experience 
  • Experience in another museum or related attraction strongly preferred 

Education:  

  • Associate or Bachelor of Arts degree or be in the process of securing a college degree 

*This position is a Part Time position*

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

 

Executive Assistant

Position Description:

The Executive Assistant directly supports the President/CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution. This position handles a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks, working closely with the President/CEO while carrying out assignments independently.  Interacts with all levels of management, staff, volunteers and members of the Board. 

The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in equality and self-government.  The Museum, a private, non-profit educational organization, opened to the public in April 2017 and has since welcomed nearly three-quarters of a million guests. The Museum is poised to play a key leadership role in the approaching 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding in 2026.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely and accurate follow-up responses to and from the Pres/CEO’s office.
  • Manages Pres/CEO’s calendar, including coordinating meeting schedules, calls, and prioritizing appointments.
  • Produces correspondence and reports by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
  • Handles logistics associated with meetings and events for Board of Directors including preparing Board notebooks, arranging for meals, handling RSVPs and communication with Board members related to the meeting, and preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Reads, screens, researches, and routes or responds to correspondence; collects and analyzes information to determine those that require priority attention.
  • Conserves executive's time by screening and prioritizing communications and inquiries from external and internal sources.
  • Prepares detailed itineraries for travel, agendas, and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Assists with and provides research and background information, content development, and creation of presentations and coordinates meetings.
  • Builds appropriate rapport and demonstrates a high degree of courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism when interacting with individuals inside and outside of the organization.
  • Welcomes guests of the Pres/CEO by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems and secure information by completing data base backups.
  • Utilizes Raiser’s Edge to make note of discussions, meetings, correspondence relevant to fundraising efforts and membership cultivation.
  • Maintains constituent confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Completes expense reports and credit card reconciliation reports monthly
  • Provides support to Pres/CEO by drafting e-mails and correspondence, scheduling and coordinating board meetings, sending email correspondence and monthly bullets, taking meeting minutes and publishing and distributing results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years of experience in senior administration position.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Flexible, detail-oriented team player able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as guests and vendors.
  • Must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Proactive, resourceful and efficient with a high level of professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced work environment.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree required.

 

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.