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Job Opportunities


Thank you for exploring employment opportunities at the Museum of the American Revolution. All employment questions may be directed to 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

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.


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


  • 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 ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to

Security Supervisor

Position Description 
Provide routine administrative support, related security operation and direct daily supervision of security staff.  In the absence of the Chief of Security, the supervisor will assume his/her responsibilities.  The supervisor must be able to prioritize and manage multiple demands and to interact with various organizational levels, both inside and outside of the museum. The Security Supervisor reports directly to the Chief of Security. 
Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the management, direction and implementation of security policies and objectives to ensure the achievement of the museum’s goals. 
  • Supervise security staff including scheduling staff, assigning posts, monitoring work performance, etc. 
  • Review CCTV recordings, door access reports and building and exhibit case alarm records. 
  • Patrol interior and exterior. 
  • Relieve guards for breaks 
  • Assist with performance reviews of staff 
  • Assess and schedule security staff for evening events as required. 
  • Must be available to work early morning or evenings as needed.   
  • Weekends a must.   
  • Other duties as assigned.                

Skills and Knowledge: 

  • High School Graduate 
  • Minimum of 5 years security or police experience 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Excellent problem solving skills 
  • Must be able to work independently 
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs 
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time 
  • Must be able to climb stairs 
  • Excellent computer skills 
  • Must have the ability to maintain a positive working relationship with leadership and staff to ensure a safe and secure environment 

Applying for this position – 
The Museum of the American Revolution ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send a cover letter including resume and three professional references to
**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.