Meadow Brook Jobs

There are many jobs and employment opportunities at Meadow Brook Hall.

A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall is an historic house museum, cultural center and events and wedding venue. Built by Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson, Meadow Brook is located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Our future is focused on providing a world-class visitor experience, growing our education and youth programs while continuing to serve as a vital part of our diverse community.

Oakland University students are encouraged to apply! All applicable Meadow Brook jobs will be posted through Handshake.

Below is more information and links to apply to current open jobs at Meadow Brook.


Visitor Service Assistant

Meadow Brook is hiring several Visitor Service Assistants. This job is currently open!

Position Purpose:

Visitor Services Assistants are responsible for providing an enjoyable and meaningful experience for guests and for the interpretation of Meadow Brook Hall through positive and engaging guided and stationed tours and/or providing visitor services in the museum store.

Job Duties:

Please note that applicants for this position would ideally be interested in being a tour docent (i.e., learning the Meadow Brook Story and sharing it with visitors, either in a guided tour format, or a stationed tour format) as well as a museum store employee. However, we are willing to consider applicants who are interested in just one of those positions so please don’t hesitate to apply if only one of these areas are of interest to you!

Applicants are responsible for providing an enjoyable and meaningful experience for guests and for the interpretation of Meadow Brook Hall through positive and engaging guided and stationed tours. Museum Store duties include redeeming tour tickets, selling store merchandise, keeping the shop tidy during the shift, and stocking shelves when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to work independently, service-oriented, professional appearance. Applicants must have strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and be willing to learn. Applicants must be willing and able to stand/walk for a long period of time. Applicants should have an interest in interacting with people, comfortable speaking to groups, give good eye contact, and be quick to smile.
Applicants must be available and willing to work weekends and evenings.

Desired Qualifications:

Customer service experience is desired. Experience with operating and reconciling a cash register is also desired.
Experience or education in history, art, architecture or teaching can be helpful, although not required.

Schedule:

Varies and will include weekend days and evenings, on occasion. Hours available will increase and/or decrease based on time of year and events schedule, with the most available during the summer and between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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FACILITY OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Meadow Brook is hiring several Facility Operations Associates. This job is currently open!

Position Purpose:

The facility operations team is responsible for the physical care & maintenance of the building and the preparation of rooms, event spaces and grounds for all programming at Meadow Brook Hall.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Set up and break down of tables, chairs, AV equipment, light housekeeping and general oversight of museum operations during events.

Qualifications:

High School graduation or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to perform physically active work requiring frequent standing, reaching, walking, bending, shoveling, pulling, pushing, climbing on a ladder and lifting in order to perform various cleaning and set-up tasks. Frequent lifting requiring the execution of up to sixty pounds of force to move and use supplies, and use cleaning aids. Ability to lift and move furniture and event equipment. Ability to work independently. Completion of a physical to verify the applicant’s ability to perform the duties of the position. Requires a valid driver’s license & a driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Schedule:

Shifts are mostly nights and weekends.

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MUSEUM SECURITY GUARD

Meadow Brook is hiring several Museum Security Guards. This job is currently open!

Position Purpose:

Security of Meadow Brook Hall buildings, grounds, and collections.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include security of the building, grounds, and collections during facility rental events. This position is responsible for closing/securing the building at the conclusion of events.

Qualifications:

High School graduation or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, experience or background in security, law enforcement, or related field. Knowledge of or willingness to learn methods of proper art object handling & security of historic buildings and interiors. Valid driver’s license & a driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Schedule:

Shifts are mostly nights and weekends.

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EDUCATION ASSISTANT

This job is currently open!

Position Purpose:

Meadow Brook Estate is seeking qualified applicants for part-time employment to assist the Education Coordinator with leading and executing education programs, including youth tours and events, art camps, and lectures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Applicants are responsible for providing an enjoyable and meaningful experience for guests and for the interpretation of Meadow Brook Estate. Job duties include independently leading youth tours, crafts and programs, which includes setup and tear down; and learning and executing lesson plans/programs for a wide variety of audiences. Other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have good communication skills, a positive attitude, and be well-spoken and friendly. Also must have the ability to work independently. This position is ideal for anyone seeking classroom or educational experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience or education in history, art, architecture or teaching can be helpful, although not required. Customer service experience and previous experience working with children is also desired.

Schedule:

Schedule may vary according to program needs and will include weekends and evenings, especially between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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MUSEUM HOUSEKEEPER

This job is currently open!

Position Purpose:

Keep Meadow Brook clean and ready for visitation with general museum housekeeping.

Duties & Responsibilities:

General housekeeping duties include vacuuming, dusting, mopping & general cleaning of event spaces, offices & restrooms. Must be able to lift 40lbs.

Qualifications:

High School graduation or equivalent combination of education & experience. Perform physically active work including vacuuming, dusting, mopping & general cleaning of event spaces, offices rooms & restrooms. Must be able to lift 40lbs. A physical will be required to verify the applicants’ ability to perform the duties of the position. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, have a valid vehicle operator’s license & driving record acceptable to the University by the University’s insurance carrier.

Schedule:

Weekday mornings and Sundays will be required.

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