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 May 22, 2020)

Full-Time Positions
There are no full-time positions currently available.

Regular Part-time

Collections Technician  The Collections Technician is a regular, part-time employee whose primary responsibility is achievement of the highest professional standards in appearance and cleanliness of museum and associated areas.  This position works independently, and with staff and volunteers to implement procedures regarding the cleaning, protection and care of the 65,000 square foot house museum collections, as well as maintaining cleanliness of private and public spaces -- including restrooms and tour access areas. 

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  The ideal candidate will have a background or interest in Museum Studies, Historic Preservation or similar subjects, and be looking for an entry-level position to gain knowledge and experience in a museum setting. This person will be detail-oriented, able to stand for up to 80% of each shift, able to climb stairs, and able to lift up to 40 pounds. Strong written and verbal communication and computer proficiency in Microsoft products is a plus as there may be opportunities for curatorial projects.

This position has a flexible work schedule; Saturday hours are required and evenings may be required.  Average work week is 20-29 hours.

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.


Applications

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 jobs@stanhywet.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.

Employment Application

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


Internships

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