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Andrew Jackson Foundation

Historical Interpreter

Andrew Jackson Foundation

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Job Summary

The mission of the Andrew Jackson Foundation is to preserve The Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson, to create learning opportunities, and to inspire citizenship through experiencing the life and unique impact of Jackson.

Purpose:  Provide historical interpretation of the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s properties, welcoming guests and delivering guided historical tours

**Both Full-time and Part-time opportunities available.

Job Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guided historical tours to visitors and answer questions
  • Assist non-English speaking visitors
  • Provide physical security for mansion and visitorsassisting in emergency situations as needed
  • Comply with dress and grooming requirements listed in interpreter manual
  • Meet acceptable levels of knowledge of training materials
  • Attend required training sessions and  incorporate new interpretive information as required in tours
  • Provide reports as requested

Qualifications

Education/Training:

Some college preferred.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: 

  • An interest in history
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Courtesy and tact in dealing with the public
  • Must be able to interact with all ages, nationalities and those who are physically challenged
  • Present a professional demeanor and maintain confidentiality

Physical Requirements: 

Must be able to stand for long periods of time; climb stairs; work outside and in un-air-conditioned buildings.

Additional Information

Benefits

Full-time employment includes a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision coverage; 401(k), and life insurance.

All employees receive a 40% discount at our Museum Store.

How to Apply

To apply send resume and cover letter to jobs@thehermitage.com.

Details

  • Date Posted: July 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; variable Sun-Sat, 8:30am to 6:00pm