Join us 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 05/17/2018)

Full Time 

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant is a full time employee who assists in the accounting/bookkeeping for all financial assets and liabilities for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and associated subsidiary companies. Qualified candidate will be accurate with numbers, detail oriented, able to record transactions with speed and efficiency, and have the ability to work effectively with staff and volunteers. Associate's or bachelor's degree in accounting , business or finance and minimum 3-5 years of experience required. CPA preferred.

Regular Part-Time

No regular part-time positions are currently available.

Part-time Seasonal & Temporary

No regular part-time seasonal or temporary positions are currently available.

 

Applications

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!

Employment Application

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


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.

College Internship Application