Gunston Hall

Gunston Hall Employment Opportunities

Shop Associate

Gunston Hall is seeking a part-time Shop Associate who will take responsibility for generating sales, cashiering, restocking inventory, and providing exemplary customer service. Additional responsibilities include participation in special events, public programs, and other organizational activities as needed.

Preferred qualifications and abilities for this position include:

• 1-2 years retail experience
• Ability to use a POS system
• Provide optimal guest service
• A positive attitude and energetic personality
• A commitment to excellence
• A passion for George Mason, Gunston Hall, The Virginia Declaration of Rights, history, historic sites, museums, and retail

The Gunston Hall Museum Shop is open daily from 9:30 am to 5 pm 362 days per year (closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day). The ideal candidate will be able to work weekends, holidays; and a regular, but flexible, schedule of days and times.

Salary compensation for this part-time, wage position begins at $10/hour.

The mission of Gunston Hall is to utilize fully its physical and scholarly resources to stimulate continuing public exploration of democratic ideals as first presented by George Mason in the 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and a National Historic Landmark, Gunston Hall was built by George Mason from 1755-1759. Today, the site includes Gunston Hall; reconstructed outbuildings, a visitor center, museum, event facility, and museum shop; and 550 acres of diverse landscape situated along the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia. For more information, please visit

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Morton, Leader of Business Enterprise, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than August 12, 2018.

Gunston Hall is an equal opportunity employer.


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