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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is the sole nonprofit organization created by President Reagan charged with continuing his legacy and sharing his principles - individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy and national pride. The Foundation is a non-partisan organization which sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA, the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, the Presidential Learning Center, The Air Force One Pavilion, the award-winning Discovery Center and the Reagan Institute, which carries out the Foundation’s mission in Washington, D.C.  The Reagan 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 also serves as the final resting place of America’s 40th President and his First Lady. www.reaganfoundation.org

Job Description

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is hiring Seasonal Exhibit Attendants in various outdoor customer service roles:  greeting visitors, serving as exhibit guides, assisting with parking, managing guest lines, acting as Santa’s Helper, and serving in various attendant roles for the Reagan Library’s upcoming “Holiday Lights” exhibit.  Holiday Lights is a new outdoor walking tour of the Reagan Library campus from November 10, 2018 through January 6, 2019, open every evening from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm – www.reaganlibrary.com/lights

This non-exempt seasonal position will begin with training in the week leading up to November 10, 2018 and will go through the end of the exhibit on January 6, 2019.  Exhibit Attendants will be scheduled approximately 15-30 hours a week (but may work up to 40 hours schedule permitting) and are eligible for overtime. Shifts will generally be from 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.  Weekend evenings will be required; shifts may include additional hours for Foundation special events.

Candidate Requirements/Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Prior work experience is desired.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, accountable and professional.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, be courteous, efficient and possess a positive attitude. 
  • Must be able to work and support colleagues in a close-knit and group environment.
  • Ability and willingness to learn – and stay updated – on the Reagan Library exhibits, Library operations, and Foundation projects and programs.
  • Work is performed outside in the elements, while standing or walking, with occasional bending, reaching, and the lifting -- and occasional carrying of -- printed materials or exhibit supplies.
  • Highly effective verbal communication skills in a customer facing role.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, prioritize those tasks, and follow through until completion.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including all evenings and weekends.

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.

Salary/Benefits/Location

  • This position will be compensated on a $11.50 per hour basis; eligible for overtime.
  • Benefits include paid sick leave based on hours accrued per pay period.
  • The position will be located at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California.

How to Apply

To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to holidaylightsattend@reaganfoundation.org.

 

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