Careers

Please submit a resume and cover letter using one of the following options:

  • –  Email in Word or Adobe PDF format only to HR@thevalentine.org
  • –  Fax to the attention of Human Resources at 804.643.3510
  • –  Mail to Human Resources, 1015 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA  23219

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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Accounting Clerk (Internal Candidates Only)

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Finance & Human Resources
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

Under the supervision of the Director of Finance, the Account Clerk will be responsible for assisting with the processing of financial transactions for the Finance Department of The Valentine by performing the following duties:

• Verifies, allocates, and post the details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.
• Reconciles and balance accounts as assigned.
• Provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations.
• Perform other related duties as required.

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Museum Technician-Exhibition Housekeeping (Internal Candidates Only)

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Elise H. Wright Curator of General Collections
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

The Museum Technician-Exhibition Housekeeping assists with the care and maintenance of exhibition spaces, including all museum galleries, the Wickham House and the Valentine Sculpture Studio (temporarily closed). This work includes care and cleaning of exhibition casework exteriors/interiors; care and cleaning of Wickham House and Valentine Sculpture Studio interior surfaces; basic cleaning of objects; and other duties as assigned by as needed. Specific housekeeping activities are conducted at varying intervals (weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually). The Museum Technician’s work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, adhering to the code of ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Director of Public Relations & Marketing

Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director
Job Posting Expires: Until position is filled

The Director of Public Relations and Marketing is responsible for directing all institutional messaging and overseeing a robust public relations and marketing program. The director will ensure a consistent voice and message across departments and will develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive public relations and marketing plan for the museum, which includes print and electronic communications, social media, media relations, advertising, promotions, and community outreach, all with the purpose of increasing public awareness of and engagement with the Valentine.

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Tour Guide

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Adult Programs and Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

Valentine Tour Guides conduct Richmond History Tours that engage a diverse audience in learning about Richmond’s history on walking and bus tours. As ambassadors for the city and the Valentine Museum, Tour Guides are responsible for interpreting Richmond’s history for residents, visitors, students, and private groups, encouraging them to make new discoveries and historical connections through tours of the city’s sites and neighborhoods. Tour Guides work approximately 6-15 hours per month, scheduled as needed, including weekend and evening hours

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Museum Technician-Costume and Textiles

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Nathalie Klaus Curator of Costumes & Textiles
Job Posting Expires: Until position is filled

Museum Technician will assist the Collections Team with the care, cataloging and storage of objects in the costume and textiles collection under the direct supervision of the Nathalie L. Klaus Curator of Costume and Textiles. This work will involve inventory of collections; data entry in collections management software; photography of objects; preparation and installation of objects for photography and exhibition. The Museum Technician will assist with the management of volunteers and interns to communicate and ensure the use of best practices for installation, storage, and collections data entry. Will assist with research appointments as needed. This work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, in alliance with the code of ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Visitor Services Associate (VSA)

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended*

The Visitor Services Associate is the first impression for the museum and the museum store. He/she has responsibility for implementing the daily procedures at the front desk.  He/she is a primary source of access and communication within The Valentine. This person answers and directs phone calls or other inquires, processes admissions fees, takes and processes reservations for the public walking and bus tours, conducts sales in the museum store, helps to provide security for The Valentine by issuing badges and keeping logs for visitors to restricted areas, and provides tours of the 1812 Wickham House.  Weekend availability required.

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Valentine Educator

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Student Programs and Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended Position

Valentine Educators conduct educational programs on and off site in accordance with the programs developed by the Valentine using high quality content and delivery. Valentine Educators will work approximately 3-9 hours per week, scheduled as needed for programs.

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Valentine Educator / Spanish Speaking

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Student Program & Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended Position

Valentine Educators conduct educational programs on and off site in accordance with the programs developed by the Valentine using high quality content and delivery. Valentine Educators will work approximately 3-9 hours per week, scheduled as needed for programs.

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Special Events Associate

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Operations
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended*

Job Summary:

The Special Events Associate has responsibility for monitoring and managing on-site special events. He/she ensures a safe and positive experience for guests attending events. This person also monitors and enforces compliance with the terms of facility rental contracts and Valentine policies by guests and vendors. Security or special event experience desirable but not required. Evening and weekend availability required.

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