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HISTORICAL INTERPRETER / Andrew Jackson Foundation

07/16/2021 9:03 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

Andrew Jackson Foundation

HISTORICAL INTERPRETER

The mission of the Andrew Jackson Foundation is to preserve The Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson, to create learning opportunities, and to inspire citizenship through experiencing the life and unique impact of Jackson.

Purpose: Provide historical interpretation of the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s properties, welcoming guests and delivering guided historical tours

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 Provide guided historical tours to visitors and answer questions

 Assist non-English speaking visitors

 Provide physical security for mansion and visitorsassisting in emergency situations as needed

 Comply with dress and grooming requirements listed in interpreter manual

 Meet acceptable levels of knowledge of training materials

 Attend required training sessions and incorporate new interpretive information as required in tours

 Provide reports as requested

Education/Training:

Some college preferred.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

 An interest in history

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Courtesy and tact in dealing with the public

 Must be able to interact with all ages, nationalities and those who are physically

challenged

 Present a professional demeanor and maintain confidentiality

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for long periods of time; climb stairs; work outside and in un-air-conditioned buildings.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@thehermitage.com


PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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