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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

Part-time 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. 

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.
  • 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

Applying for this position –

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 including 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.

Part-time 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. 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


Applying for this position –

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 including 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.

HR Coordinator

Position Description

The Human Resources Coordinator will provide assistance with all HR practices, policies and programs in the Human Resources department. Responsible for recruitment and onboarding efforts throughout the museum. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resource Coordinator will provide administrative support including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry as well as support in employee relations through HR events and communication. The HR Coordinator will be a passionate HR professional who thrives on tackling multiple projects, deadlines and priorities in a dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer/manage recruitment efforts and onboarding process of employees to include writing and placing advertisements, working with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checking; conducts new-employee orientations etc.
  • Support new hire orientation, including creation of employee emails and managing new hire documents.
  • Maintain recruitment related reports such as job openings list, applicant tracking, new hire log and turnover reports.
  • Maintains department records, reports and photos. Maintains organizational charts, employee directory, and department manual.
  • Responsible for employee communication that includes employee bulletin boards, employee newsletter, and a new employee intranet
  • Responsible for organizing HR events and activities including execution, participation and promotion.
  • Process workers’ compensation claims.
  • Maintain/update all HR forms, policies, employee files and employee handbook.
  • Maintain/manage HRIS and generate employee reports through ADP Workforce Now.
  • Assist with benefits administration, answer inquiries and ensure that benefits are properly administered.
  • Oversee internship program including recruiting, onboarding, creating and implementing internship events and exit interviews.
  • Administer employee surveys including the annual all staff survey.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field.  PHR preferred.

Experience/Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in HR generalist capacity
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a confidential environment
  • Experience working in a non-profit preferred
  • Self-starter with high level of organizational skills, the ability to independently organize and prioritize workload
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of Museum staff in advisory and observational manner
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office Suite.  Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.
  • Working knowledge of efficient office systems and procedures

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

Education Scheduler

Position Description:

The primary responsibility of the Education Scheduler is to schedule frontline staffing for all Education Department programs, including school visits, educator professional development, gallery education and public programs. The Coordinator reports to the Manager of School Programs and Partnerships and works with Education team managers to understand staffing requirements and produce shift schedules for frontline Education staff, including six full-time Educators and approximately 30 part-time facilitators (peak season). The Education Coordinator processes payroll, tracks hours and makes recommendations regarding staffing levels in peak/offseason. The Education Coordinator represents the Education Department at interdepartmental Operations meetings and supports Education managers in ordering supplies and materials for programs. The qualified candidate is skilled at scheduling and payroll procedures.

Education Mission Statement:

The Education Department brings the causes, events and ideas of the American Revolution to life through immersive and creative programming for people of all ages and diverse life experiences. We produce well-researched, high-quality programs and learning resources that draw on the Museum’s collection and exhibits to present multiple historical perspectives through the eyes of real people who lived through the Revolution. In doing so, we empower people to think critically, understand and respect the views of others, and make positive changes in their communities and beyond.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work closely with managers in the Education and other departments to ensure adequate front-line staffing levels for museum operations.
  • Creates and organizes monthly and daily schedules for public and school programming.
  • Secures substitutes for absent staff as required to ensure excellent visitor experience.
  • Makes continual adjustments to daily schedules to meet operational needs, noting peak/off-peak changes
  • Works closely with Group Sales, Development and other departments to ensure groups visits and tours, including VIP and donor tours, and school programs are appropriately staffed.
  • Generates reports on individual and departmental performance metrics for continuous improvement and optimized work flow.
  • Collaborates with HR and Finance staff on timecard and payroll procedures and oversees accuracy of staff payroll, complying with all local, state and federal laws and organizational policies.
  • Works with the Education and Curatorial staff to coordinate staff training, recommending preferred times and tracking training attendance.
  • Monitors and recommends overtime for approval by Managers, as well as overall attendance of employees.
  • Coordinates and approves annual vacation planning, secures coverage for vacant shifts, tracks and reports all hours.
  • Oversees scheduling for program spaces and equipment, including schedules for the museum classrooms and Revolution Place, in partnership with Group Sales.
  • Helps the departmental team develop goals, action plans and timetables.
  • Ensures work resources are reviewed and updated as needed.
  • Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Attends programs, as necessary, including nights and weekends, to ensure they run smoothly.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or Associate’s Degree plus relevant work experience. Coursework in American History, American Studies or Museum Education a plus.
  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience with scheduling for front-of-house staff, ideally at a museum, historic house, or other informal education setting.
  • Strong knowledge of scheduling, budgeting, payroll procedures, and program logistics, with experience using ADP Workforce Now systems.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superb attention to detail, flexibility and creative problem solving are essential.
  • Ability to balance the museum’s needs with the needs of staff and volunteers.
  • Experience with staff and volunteer management required.
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum volunteers, staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations.
  • A friendly, collaborative, energetic, pro-active work style a must.
  • Ability to see, speak and hear clearly, and lift 25 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be capable of working gracefully under pressure, managing multiple schedules and programs simultaneously while balancing big-picture goals and small logistical details.

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

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

Staff Accountant

Overview

The Museum is seeking a Staff Accountant reporting to the Senior Accountant. This position will be responsible for processing the bi-weekly payroll and associated reports and entries, processing, verifying and recording daily sales, and other general accounting duties. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and two years of accounting experience, preferably working with a POS system and ADP Work Force Now. Must possess a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process biweekly payroll, including timesheet and timeclock verification, handling payroll inquiries, producing and distributing payroll reports and validation of processed payroll.
  • Maintain accuracy of PTO system, furnish employee reporting of PTO and process PTO accrual calculations.
  • Maintain accuracy of all staff data in the ADP data base including pay rates, deductions, taxes, home departments, allocations, etc. Complete periodic payroll audits to verify accuracy of data.
  • Respond to requests for verification of past/present employment, income verification, worker’s compensation and unemployment claims.
  • Post bi-weekly payroll into the General Ledger and reconcile payroll general ledger accounts.
  • Report and submit 403(b) contributions to 3rd party administrator; reconcile totals to 3rd party administrator statements
  • Reconcile and audit health, dental and disability bills monthly and allocate expense.
  • Review and reconcile all flexible spending account information.
  • Works closely with Human Resources and Accounting on all payroll related issues.
  • Responsible for recording of and reconciliation of all Daily Sales. Work with Senior Accountant, Guest Services Director and Marketing department personnel to ensure that all tickets types and promotions are set up correctly to ensure the ability to track and record where needed.
  • Audit the cash daily processes on a regular basis to ensure continued compliance with approved procedures.
  • Maintain system for departmental credit card processing.
  • Maintain system for recording and processing Prepaids
  • Serve as backup for Accounts Payable processing, including invoice approvals, coding, entry into system and printing of checks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Two years of accounting experience
  • Prefer experience with POS system and ADP Work Force Now
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic
  • Strict confidentiality a must

To Apply:

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

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

Part Time Accounting /AP Specialist

Overview

The Accounting / Accounts Payable Specialist will process Accounts Payable, prepares check deposits and performs other basic accounting duties for the Museum. The position reports to the Senior Accountant. Crucial attributes include good organizational skills, excellent computer literacy, strong oral and written communication skills, and a minimum of three years working in an accounting office. Must possess a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Associate’s degree in Accounting or Business is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review approved Accounts Payable invoices received for accuracy, including account coding structure.
  • Process invoices through accounts payable system and for payment through cash disbursement system. Distribute checks.
  • Maintain vendor filing system for accounts payable.
  • Maintain contract and proposal files, and match invoices to pre-approved contracts and proposals
  • Process agency petty cash for all programs and employee expense reimbursements. Monitor for irregularities and errors.
  • Review credit card purchases for approvals and coding accuracy; process through AP system.
  • Analyze invoices and make recommendations for cost savings and improvements.
  • Prepare and process daily check deposits
  • Prepare and post various journal entries
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Associate degree in Business or Accounting, or equivalent work experience
  • 2-3 years of experience in a professional accounting environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic
  • Strict confidentiality a must

To Apply:

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

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