Open Interviews
10 am - 4:30 pm | April 20, 21, 22
  • Open positions in Guest Services, Molly's Cafe, Rentals and Facilities
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • No appointment needed
  • Check in at Admissions

Stan Hywet is currently hiring for the seasonal positions for 2021 season. Please stop by our job fair for an interview.  Work with a great team at beautiful, historic Stan Hywet!

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 April 16, 2021)


Facilities Technician  The Facilities Technician is a full-time position responsible for assisting daily operations and supporting special projects of the facilities management team.  Duties may include basic plumbing, basic HVAC, basic electrical, mechanical repairs, carpentry, preventive maintenance on equipment, cleaning and general upkeep necessary for a historical property.

Valid Ohio Driver’s License, basic computer literacy, and a general knowledge of building systems and components required.   A technical or associate degree is preferred.  Some weekends required.

Senior Accountant   The Senior Accountant is a full-time position which assists in the accounting functions and financial and performance reporting for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and associated subsidiary companies. This role offers a breadth of experience in many areas of accounting in both non-profit and for-profit business structures.  The schedule is regular, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with seasonal adjustments to support execution of public events.

After fulfillment of the training period, this role may be temporarily, partially performed remotely. Candidates must have ability to utilize a personal computer and have reliable access to a secure internet connection. 

SEASONAL PART-TIME (April - December)

Event Staff/Bartender The Event Staff/Bartender is a seasonal position assisting in the operational activity of private rentals and events.  Duties include bar set-up, tear down, post event inventory, and general support of event execution as needed.  Qualified candidate will be of age to serve and sell alcohol and have knowledge of basic mixology.  Schedule is irregular, typically weekends and evenings, based on bookings and staff availability.

Guest Service Staff   The Guest Service Staff is a seasonal, part-time position responsible for assisting in the day-to-day front-line activity, maintaining a professional attitude and demonstrating a superior level of hospitality skills when working with the public, volunteers, members and fellow employees.  Duties range from conducting ticket and membership sales in admissions, greeting and providing general support including minor janitorial duties in guest areas, and supporting special events.    

Qualified candidate will have excellent verbal communication skills, positive attitude, initiative, and have the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds. 

Must be available weekends and during public events (Father’s Day Car Show, Molto Bella, Ohio Mart, and Deck the Hall). Ability to work in all weather conditions is expected, and position is 90% standing.  Schedules are flexible with Estate needs and individual availability.  

Molly's Café Staff  The Cafe Staff is a seasonal position, part-time 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.


Public Programs Assistant The Public Programs Assistant is a part time regular position responsible for executing day of event logistics with elements of physical set-up and day-to-day administrative duties.  A highly flexible schedule is required with 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.

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 application to 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.


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.

Fall 2021 Internship Opportunities
  • Education
  • Special Events/Public Programs
  • Rentals

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