Employment Opportunities

Part-Time / Casual Unarmed Security Officer

Part-Time House Manager

Part-Time Gift Shop Sales Assistant

Current openings

Part-Time / Casual Unarmed Security Officer - Museum Environment

Posting Date: 12/24/2014
Closing Date: Ongoing

The Folger Shakespeare Library is seeking a part-time Security Officers to join our dedicated Security staff. Applicants must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, possess or be able to obtain a Security Officer License with the District of Columbia, and be able to pass a thorough background check and drug screening prior to start of employment. Applicants are required to have at least two years of verifiable employment in security or safety position, preferably in a library or museum environment, including experience with surveillance and alarm systems. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to write detailed reports are required. This position is highly mobile—candidates are required to have the ability to be on feet for extended periods, regularly use stairs, and lift items up to 20 lbs. $14-15/hour. Hours vary.

Duties include, but are not limited to: enforcing security regulations for building entry; monitoring building security panel system; responding to internal security check-ins; patrolling the Folger for security compliance; issuing and collecting keys and monitoring departing staff and visitors; inspecting bags of staff and visitors to ensure security of Folger property; monitoring vendors, contractors, and caterers for daytime and evening events; ensuring vendors and visitors are properly signed in and out of building; escorting vendors and contractors to restricted areas; enforcing parking regulations for staff and visitors; and answering and transferring incoming calls as needed.

To apply, please email a detailed cover letter including your availability and a resume to jobs@folger.edu with subject Attn:HR/SO or by mail at Attn:HR/SO, 201 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 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.