Consider a Career at Historic Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Experience stimulating work surroundings, a dynamic team atmosphere and the pride of working at the nation’s sixth largest historic home. 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.
College students interested in internships: please scroll down to the bottom of this page for more information.
Current Job Opportunities (Updated October 20, 2020)
FULL-TIME There are currently no full time openings.
SEASONAL PART-TIME (April - December)
Molly's Café Staff The Cafe Staff is a seasonal employee responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of Molly’s Café within the Stan Hywet property. Duties include operating point-of-sale system; preparing menu items, following all food safety requirements; developing a basic knowledge of Stan Hywet’s tours, rentals, public programs, and membership opportunities; and overseeing all visitor activity in the area. Maintaining a professional attitude and demonstrating a superior level of hospitality skills working with the public, volunteers, and staff are expected.
Weekends required. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and previous food service a plus. Must be of age to serve and sell alcohol. Regular hours of operation are Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am – 6 pm. Hours vary to support events. After Thanksgiving, hours adjust for the Deck the Hall event, this offers evening shifts from 4 - 9:30 pm.
This position offers a flexible schedule and an opportunity to develop and enhance customer service skills, while working in a beautiful setting.
Educator The Educator is a grant funded, part-time position which assists with the implementation of educational programming developed with local partnerships utilizing Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens as a backdrop. Essential duties are assisting with research and development of educational programs, assembling and organizing materials, and facilitating and teaching programs both in person and online. This is a part-time position working primarily week days, 2-5 days per week, 8 am-2 pm. The schedule is seasonally adjusted to accommodate the program plan. Some weekend hours may be required.
Qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and knowledge. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to relate to persons of all ages, backgrounds, skills and abilities are essential. Using educational technology and practical experience working with children in a nontraditional setting is preferred. Familiarity with Google Suite, particularly Google Classrooms and Google Meet Video Conferencing applications, is highly desired.
To apply for a position at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, download our employment applications from the link below. Submit your resume, cover letter and employment applicaiton to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Attn: Human Resources
714 North Portage Path
Akron OH 44303
Thank you for your interest in Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.
The application/resume of candidates not selected for consideration will be retained on file for a period of one year.
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.