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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Collection Project Manager/Registrar

Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Collections
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

The Collection Project Manager/Registrar is responsible for managing the Valentine’s holdings during a capital project renovation of the museum’s storage and workspaces. In addition to capital project duties, the Collection Project Manager/Registrar is responsible for maintaining and updating the repository of records (digital and analog) documenting the location and legal status of all objects owned, borrowed by, or otherwise in the custody of the museum.

During the multi-year capital project, the Collection Project Manager/Registrar will oversee the temporary storage, return, and rehousing of the museum’s 1.6 million object collection (Archives, General Collections and Costume & Textile Collection).

Ultimate responsibility for the care of the collection, as well as the museum’s legal rights and liabilities regarding collection objects rests with the Project Manager/Registrar. The position is the central control point for the movement of all objects both on and offsite. The Project Manager/Registrar’s work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, adhering to the current Code of Ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.

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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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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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