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 03/27/2020)
Full-Time Positions

Vice President of Development & Communication
The Vice President of Development & Communication is a full-time position which oversees the planning, development, implementation and management of effective marketing strategies and fundraising activities including membership, annual fund, sponsorship and special projects in order that Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens can attain its financial goals. This position serves as a senior liaison to the community and represents Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens at various civic, corporate and professional organizations.

Qualified candidate must have the ability to relate to persons of all ages, backgrounds, skills and abilities and must have the ability to interact easily with board members, community organizations, government entities and volunteers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a working knowledge of planned giving or deferred giving configurations and options are expected. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 5 years or more executive development experience with demonstrated success in fundraising is required. A master’s degree and marketing leadership experience is preferred. Computer literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft Word, is required. Familiarity with CRM systems is desirable.

Seasonal PART-TIME (April - December)

Ticketing Agent
The Ticketing Agent is a seasonal, part-time employee responsible for answering calls and processing ticket sales for Stan Hywet events. This position communicates accurate sales figures to management and acts as the general receptionist during major events and weekends.  The Ticketing Agent must learn details of all events at Stan Hywet and be able to communicate this information clearly to visitors via phone and email.

Qualified candidate will have strong communication and computer skills with the ability to learn proprietary ticketing software.  Weekend availability is required, and some holidays. Experience working with customers over the phone is highly desirable.


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.

Thank you for your interest in Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.

Employment Application

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.

Summer 2020 internships

The following departments are seeking an intern for winter/spring projects:

  • Education
  • Guest Services

Summer internships usually begin mid or late May and finish in late August. For position descriptions, visit our page on Chegg Internships and click on an internship listing. 

College Internship Application