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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride.  It sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Ronald Reagan Institute, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, The Air Force One Pavilion and the award-winning Air Force One Discovery Center.  Located in Simi Valley, California, the Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. It now also serves as the final resting place of America’s 40th President and his first lady.

Job Description/Candidate Requirements

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is hiring a part-time Retail Sales Supervisor to work in the Museum Store at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  This supervisor will be responsible for product sales but will also supervise team members on the sales floor, including coordination of schedules and the opening/closing of cash drawers.  The person hired for this position must be a self-starter, have strong interpersonal skills, excellent communications skills, the ability to multitask and work in a team environment.  The ideal candidate is reliable, punctual and well organized, with excellent customer service skills.  The candidate must be courteous and possess a positive attitude.  Previous retail experience, including supervisory experience, is required.  Responsibilities include:

  1. Sales
    1. Achieve and maintain sales of $225 per hour for the hours scheduled to work. Must lead by example in productivity for the group.
    2. Provide the highest level of guest service to preserve and perpetuate the image and values of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
    3. Maintain retail area and merchandise in a safe, clean, and orderly fashion.
    4. Proficient in POS system functions, to ensure efficient and accurate cash register operations.
  2. Supervisory
    1. Foster a team environment among the floor sales staff with the focus on customer service and sales. Lead by example.
    2. Opening and closing the store locations on time daily. Count cash drawers in the morning and verify end of day cash reconciliations and deposits.
    3. Coordinate break schedules to ensure appropriate coverage is always maintained on the sales floor.
    4. Resolve customer complaints and forward unresolved complaints to the Store Manager and/or Director of Retail Operations.
    5. Assist in effectively appraising and identifying training needs for our Sales Associates. Participate in Associate training to enhance the team’s ability to exceed our customer service and product knowledge standards.
    6. Ensure the store stock levels are consistently replenished and the merchandise is presented to be visually appealing to our guests.
    7. Ensure all Health, Safety and Security protocols are followed as determined by management.
  3. Communications
    1. Receive communication from staff regarding late arrivals, sickness, other working issues, etc. and communicate personnel-related issues to the Retail Manager.
    2. Communicate directions or procedural changes from the Retail Manager and answer questions for the staff regarding store operations, merchandise location, pricing, and special promotions. Communications and staff awareness must be consistent all seven days of the week.
  4. Physical demands include the ability to stand for extended periods of time, kneeling, stooping, reaching, pulling and lifting 5 to 30 pounds.
  5. Participating in the preparation of and attending the Reagan National Defense Forum, held annually at the end of November/beginning of December at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.
  6. Other duties/functions as assigned or requested.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.


  • This is a non-exempt part-time position, approximately 20-26 hours per week, weekends will be required, and some evenings may be scheduled for special events
  • Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO) based on hours accrued per pay period and years of service
  • This position will be compensated on a per hour basis and will be eligible for overtime and sales-based commissions
  • The position will be located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, Simi Valley, California

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter noting the job title to



The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.