Enjoy 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 12/21/2018)

Full time

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant is a full-time employee and assists in the accounting functions and financial and performance reporting for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and associated subsidiary companies.  Qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, and/or Finance and minimum two years accounting experience.  Not for profit accounting experience and CPA, or tracking toward certification, preferred.

Sales & Catering Manager

The Sales & Catering Manager is a regular full-time position responsible for overseeing the sales and planning process of the rentals department. This role partners with the Director of Rental Services and the Logistics Manager to ensure timelines, floor plans, methods of execution, logistics, event staffing plans and services/vendors are properly coordinated.  The Sales & Catering Manager establishes and maintains vendor relationships and assists with RFP process for preferred caterers.

Qualified candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to persons of all ages and of diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities. Three to five years’ work experience in a related field required. Knowledge of financial management and accountability required. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s license and ability to maintain a flexible work schedule. Computer literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, is essential. A minimum of a High School diploma, or equivalent, is highly desirable. Supervisory experience and work in event/wedding management field is a plus.


Regular Part-Time 

Public Programs Assistant

The Public Programs Assistant is a part-time regular position responsible for executing day of logistics with elements of physical set-up and day-to-day administrative duties. A highly flexible schedule is required including day, evening and weekend hours.
      Qualified candidate must have High School diploma, or equivalent.  Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and have previous administration and customer service experience.Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as ability to handle multiple projects or tasks and be extremely detailed oriented.  Familiarity with and/or experience in full-cycle event management, is preferred.

Temporary - there are no temporary positions are currently available.



To apply for a position at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, email a resume and cover letter to  jobs@stanhywet.org 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 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 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