Stan Hywet is Hiring for the 2018 Season!  Job Fair on Feb. 24 from 8:30am-12noon

Work at beautiful, historic Stan Hywet Hall &  Gardens. Attend our Job Fair on Saturday, February 24 from 8:30am-12noon in the Carriage House.

Part-time seasonal jobs are available in guest services, tour services and rentals (bartenders).  Applicants should have weekend and some holiday availability. Managers will be processing applications and conducting interviews onsite.

Scroll down for job descriptions and more details.  We look forward to seeing you on February 24.  

How to apply? Please scroll down.

Working at Historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

The employees of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens share their knowledge, experience, creativity, personal interests, perspectives and a variety of work styles and thinking skills, creating a team of talented and diverse professionals. Through collective efforts, we successfully deliver educational interpretation, programming, exhibits, special events, efficient operations and restoration work to support our mission: to preserve and share our historic estate and serve as a resource for educational, cultural and recreational enrichment. We also invest in professional development and we benchmark best practices to ensure we consistently meet the highest standards of quality and delivery of service.

Distinguished among the best, the benefits of employment at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens go beyond on the norm. What other work environment envelops you in history, culture, art and lush gardens? Experience stimulating work surroundings, a dynamic team atmosphere and the pride of working at the nation’s sixth largest historic home. That’s priceless.  

Employees also enjoy special discounts, complimentary event tickets for family and friends, exclusive appreciation events and awards, complimentary membership and employer-paid uniforms for applicable positions. 

Stan Hywet strives to employ the best available talent and follows equal opportunity employment practices. It is our policy to employ, retain, promote, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualification and competence.  This policy is applied without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

College students interested in internships: please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information.


Current Job Opportunities 

Stan Hywet currently has the following available job opportunities. (Updated 02/09/2018)

Full Time PositionS

There are no full time positions at this time.


Regular Part-Time Position

2018 Collection Technician Generalist

The Collections Technician Generalist is a regular part-time employee and is responsible for cleaning the Manor House which include period rooms with historic furnishings and objects as well as public spaces such as hallways, restrooms and entryways.  The Collections Technician Generalist works to achieve the highest professional standards of cleanliness in the museum and other areas as a member of the Collections Department staff.

Ideal candidate will have previous experience in housekeeping and/or a museum setting.  Candidate will also demonstrate ability to work as part of team, be self-motivated and have attention to detail. High school diploma required.  Ability to be on one’s feet for several hours in a row as well as stoop, crouch and bend.  Candidate must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.  Training in museum appropriate cleaning techniques is not already acquired and will be provided upon employment.  

Flexible work schedule; evening and weekend work may be required.



Hospitality Coordinator

April – December / Weekends Required

The Hospitality Coordinator is a seasonal, part-time employee responsible for supervising staff in providing a superior level of customer services.  This position oversees the day-to-day front-line activity in greeting, admissions and other guest areas, coordinates and provides assistance with groups, events or special needs, leads opening and closing procedures, and maintains a clean, safe, enjoyable and helpful atmosphere for guests, volunteers and staff.

Weekend availability is a must, some holidays required.

Qualified candidate must have 1-2 years prior supervisory experience, strong customer service skills, intermediate computer skills with ability to learn proprietary ticketing software.  Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.  A minimum of a High School diploma, or equivalent, is highly desirable.
Selected trainee will receive training for 90 days at an introductory wage. Upon successful completion, trainee will be confirmed in role or may elect to continue employment as Guest Service Staff.


Manor House Tour Guide

April – December / Weekends Required

The Tour Guide is a seasonal part-time employee responsible for conducting guided tours through the Manor House, Gardens, Gate Lodge and Grounds. Tour Guides assist in maintaining a safe, enjoyable atmosphere for guests with the highest level of customer service. Comprehensive tour training provided.

Weekend availability is a must


Guest Services Staff

April – December / Weekends Required

The Guest Services Staff is a seasonal part-time employee responsible for assisting in the day-to-day front line activity, maintaining a professional attitude and demonstrating a superior level of hospitality skills when working with the public, volunteer staff, members and fellow employees. Guest Services staff work in admissions, outdoor in guest service areas and in the cafe; they also support rentals and special event staff. Duties may range from greeting, processing sales transactions (including ticket sales), driving a golf cart to assist guests (valid Ohio driver's license required), preparing food, and setting up for events. 

Weekend availability is a must; some holidays required. High school diploma, or equivalent, preferred.

All candidates will need to develop a basic knowledge of Stan Hywet’s tours, rentals, public programs, and membership opportunities.



To apply for a position at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, email a resume and cover letter to or mail to:

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ,  Attn:  Human Resources, 714 North Portage Path,  Akron OH  44303

You may download an employment application below and mail or email to the above address or email address.

Thank you for your interest!

Employment Application



The application/resume of candidates not selected for consideration will be retained on file for a period of three years.


Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens prides itself on offering a wide-range of internship opportunities to qualified applicants looking to explore or gain relevant knowledge and skills required to enter a particular career field.  Working with many reputable universities, Stan Hywet offers students hands-on experience in museum studies, history, horticulture, architecture, information technology, hospitality, human resources, marketing and communications just to name a few.  

Our broad selection of internship assignments brings together students from diverse fields of study allowing for a true collaborative work environment and experience. Internships at Stan Hywet are typically unpaid, but are an excellent way to begin building work skills and connections that are invaluable to a successful future career path.  Interns will benefit from the depth of exposure not only in their course of study but also to general operations, cross-functional team skills and standard work protocols. Guided by a staff of professionals, interns work alongside them to apply knowledge and techniques learned in the classroom.

College Internship Application