Job Listing: Historic Interpreter
James Monroe's Highland - Charlottesville, VA
Closes - Open until closed
Position Title – Historic Interpreter
Salary - $15.50 hourly
Job Type - Part-Time
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Do you love interacting with people of all ages and learning about the past? Highland’s education team seeks candidates for a part-time Interpreter role, whose main duties are providing historic interpretation to members of the visiting public, to school groups, and during special events. Successful candidates will have enthusiasm for connecting with historic site visitors, strong verbal communication skills and a willingness to master relevant knowledge of the colonial and early national periods of American history.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. This position is located at James Monroe’s Highland in Charlottesville, Virginia.
|Present Position Number||H0830W|
|Role Code Title||Tour Guide|
|Position Title||Interpreter - Pool Position|
|Unit Mission Statement||
Highland, as a public history arm of William & Mary, is committed to thoughtful and inclusive public engagement in the pursuit of history that serves broad and overlapping communities.
The Interpreters at James Monroe’s Highland are the front-line teachers of the site’s message about Highland.
Interpreters provide informal engagement to the visiting public as they view self-guided exhibits, as well as guided history walks during peak season.
Other responsibilities include:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Previous experience interacting with the public in ways that foster curiosity and learning.
Previous engagement with study in American history or culture, archaeology, historical ecology, or teaching at any level.
|Advertised Pay Range||$15.50/hour|
|Department||451000 James Monroe's Highland - Operations|
|Location||William & Mary|
|Is the position remote work eligible?||Not eligible|
|Remote Work Disclaimer||
Remote work eligibility is not guaranteed and is subject to approval. Employee eligibility depends on the likelihood of the employee succeeding in a remote work arrangement and the supervisor’s ability to manage remote workers. Departments and/or Human Resources may amend, alter, change, delete, or modify eligibility.
|University Salary Range||U01|
|Job Open Date||06/28/2022|
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|Job Close Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Application Instructions|
|Conditions of Employment||
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
|Background Check Statement||
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
|Benefits Summary Statement||
Our hourly employees enjoy many university benefits such as, participation in a supplemental savings plan for retirement, professional development, and wellness benefits. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. In addition, after completing a year of continuous hourly service and working at least 1,000 hours during the previous 12 months, hourly employees are eligible for holiday pay, PTO and educational assistance. To learn more, go to: https://www.wm.edu/offices/hr/currentemployees/benefits/index.php
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