Employment Opportunities

Accounting Manager

Sound Board Operator, Folger Theatre

Development Services Coordinator

Part-time Circulation Page

Part-time House Manager

Part-time Gift Shop Sales Assistant

Current openings

Accounting Manager

Posting Date: 4/17/15

The Folger Shakespeare Library is seeking a conscientious and dedicated Accounting Manager to join our Business Office team. Working under the supervision of the Controller, the Accounting Manager manages the day to day functions of the business office, including the processing of all cash receipts, payables, routine accounting transactions, and monthly, year-end, and correcting GL entries. The Accounting Manager is responsible for bank reconciliations, bank deposits, credit card accounts and the purchasing card program, as well as the preparation and filing of sales taxes returns.  This position supervises two staff members who process accounts payable, maintain office supplies and petty cash, and monitor off-site storage inventories. The Accounting Manager is responsible for following established internal control procedures and integrating transactions from various software sources into the accounting system. The Accounting Manager will audit all transactions for submission to parent organization, Amherst College.  

This position requires a B.A. in Accounting or other business discipline, and at least five years of progressive non-profit accounting experience. Candidates with a CPA, or are current CPA candidates are preferred. Previous accounting experience must include; GL reconciliation, familiarity with high level accounting software, and a minimal of two years supervising or managing staff.  A high level of discretion, the ability to keep pace in an energetic environment, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on proficiency with Excel. Must have a proven ability to work both independently and with a team. Successful candidates must be comfortable communicating with a wide range of staff and donors and possess a polished and professional demeanor. Knowledge of Datatel software preferred.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume jobs@folger.edu or mail to Folger Shakespeare Library, Attn: HR/AM, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003-1004. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Sound Board Operator, Folger Theatre

Posting Date: 3/13/2015
Closing Date: 3/26/15

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  Applications submitted and received before 3/26/2015 are currently under review.

Development Services Coordinator

Posting Date: 3/9/2015
Closing Date: 4/17/15

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  Applications submitted and received before 4/17/2015 are currently under review.

Part-time Circulation Page

Posting Date: 3/6/2015

The Folger Shakespeare Library seeks a part-time Circulation Page. The Page retrieves and shelves modern and rare materials and assists with general stack maintenance, including shelving, straightening and shifting stack materials. Additional duties include assisting patrons with proper handling and use of the materials, online resources, and equipment, staffing the desk as needed, and assisting with projects as requested. This position has flexible hours between 8:45am and 4:45pm, three days a week.

This position requires a high school diploma, or equivalent, with preference for an associate’s degree or at least two years at an accredited university or college. Library experience preferred. Applicants must have the ability to participate in team projects, follow instructions, and work with great attention to detail, while managing frequent interruptions. The ability to carefully handle fragile books and rare materials is required. This position may be required carry up to 20 lbs unaided, climb stack ladders and stairs, and push fully loaded book carts. Selected candidate must be able to pass an extensive background check.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to jobs@folger.edu or mail to Folger Shakespeare Library, Attn: HR/PTCP, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. No phone calls, please. EOE

Part-time House Manager

Posting Date: ongoing
Closing Date: ongoing

Folger Theatre and Folger Shakespeare Library seek friendly and enthusiastic individuals to join our House Management team for the current season. House Managers work with our audience services staff to ensure the highest level of customer service for our patrons through every stage of their visit for performances. Duties include; welcoming and cultivating patrons, managing the front of house for various performances, assisting and training volunteer ushers, managing concessions, and aiding audience members to make their visit rewarding. Evening and weekend hours are required.

The ideal candidate will have experience with retail, guest or patron services, strong organizational skills, a friendly and outgoing personality, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment. Preference for candidates with at least one year general arts experience and direct house management experience preferred. This position requires solid computer skills and the ability to work well with the public.

For more information about our programs please visit the Performance & Events section of our website. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@folger.edu with subject Attn:HR/HM or by mail at Attn:HR/HM, 201 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003. No phone calls please. EOE.

Part-time Gift Shop Sales Assistant

Posting Date: 1/2/2015
Closing Date: 1/30/2015

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  Applications submitted and received before 1/30/2015 are currently under review.