Employment

Unless otherwise specified, please reply to:

Yvonne Dalton
Hagley Museum and Library
P. O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807

E-mail: ydalton@hagley.org

Hagley appreciates the interest and efforts of all individuals who submit resumes and other documents for consideration of employment with us. Regrettably, however, we are no longer able to acknowledge and/or respond to all resumes received unless an interview for a specific vacancy is actually scheduled. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Hagley Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Hagley Museum and Library seeks part-time Visitor Services Assistants to work in the Visitor Center. The position will welcome museum guests, orient visitors to Hagley, and provide information needed for an enjoyable visit as well as sell tickets using a computerized system and reconcile ticket sales and cash at day’s end. The Visitor Services Assistant will learn Hagley’s emergency procedures, including first aid location and emergency address lists. The position is part-time, and requires weekend and holiday availability. 

Specific Duties:

  1. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of daily museum programming.
  2. Greet and assist visitors with a high level of customer service, providing a warm and welcoming environment for guests.
  3. Assist museum visitors with purchasing tickets, including cash and credit card sales, voids, refunds, and museum memberships.  Perform accurate register operations and demonstrate reliable cash handling.
  4. Follow Hagley emergency procedures, effectively assisting with difficult situations and emergency response.

Schedule:

  1. Minimum of one weekend per month.
  2. One day per week, morning or afternoon (adjusted seasonally).
  3. Holiday shifts.
  4. Summers may include occasional evening work.

Requirements:  Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, pleasant courteous attitude is essential; be comfortable with basic computer operations and able to accurately handle multi-level monetary transactions on a computer; clearly and concisely relay information; be able to work independently using good judgment to make needed decisions. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time during the shift. High school diploma or G.E.D required. The Visitor Services Assistant will wear business casual, together with a Hagley logowear shirt (provided).

Resume and cover letter should be sent to:
Yvonne Dalton, Director, Personnel Support Services
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
ydalton@hagley.org

This position will remain open until filled.



Hagley Museum is seeking a Part-Time Custodian to work approximately 15+/- hours per week. Duties include routine building maintenance and cleaning care, and assistance in other areas. Valid driver’s license and ability to do manual labor required. Prior work experience with appropriate equipment, methods, and materials used in custodial/janitorial work absolutely necessary. Should also be available for infrequent evenings and weekends. 

Specific Duties:

1. Daily Custodial Maintenance: Floor care; trash removal, clean and stock lavatories, clean furniture, light fixtures, etc., clean cooking and eating areas, vacuuming, monitor supply closet and order custodial supplies through Supervisor, Buildings Maintenance Department and move and/or store supplies and other materials delivered to loading dock.

2. Provide on an as-needed basis: Move furniture and office equipment, shampoo rugs, clean gutters, exterior and interior windows (use of 40' extension ladder may be required), snow removal minor maintenance care of buildings.

Requirements: Experience in or ability to learn all facets of custodial care of buildings. Working knowledge of custodial supplies and equipment (buffers, industrial vacuum cleaners, etc) preferred. Physical ability and stamina to perform moderate manual labor for sustained periods of time. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Must possess valid driver's license. 

Please submit a resume to:
Yvonne Dalton, Director, Personnel Support Services
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
ydalton@hagley.org

This position will remain open until filled.