Employment Opportunities



Below are the current employment opportunities for Historic St. Mary’s City.


HSMC is an equal opportunity employer.




Open until September 25, 2017


Historic St. Mary’s City is looking for an Events Manager. Are you interested in working in a great location, with a great staff, interested in selling sites for weddings, corporate events, and parties? Do you long for a sense of fulfillment for a job well done and happy smiling faces? This could be your perfect fit. This is a full time state position with benefits. A full job description is available upon request.


Essential Functions including but not limited:

  • Manage all activities associated with facility rentals coordinating with clients, outside vendors and appropriate museum staff to ensure operations function smoothly.
  • Compile annual public events calendar working with staff to ensure all necessary information can be easily communicated.
  • Work with assigned staff members organizing public events to coordinate logistics, equipment acquisition and catering needs for all public events sponsored by Historic St. Mary’s City Commission.
  • Develop annual budget, revenue projections and recommendations to maximize profit margins working with the Director of Business Enterprises.

Management/Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of written policies and procedures for the sales and implementation of facility rentals at Historic St. Mary’s City.
  • Working with the Director of Business Enterprises and Marketing team, develop and implement a yearly promotional plan to increase facility rentals.
  • Supervise assigned staff, volunteers or interns during rental events including the development of performance plans and evaluations when necessary.
  • Create and maintain necessary billing and revenue reports working with the Director of Business Enterprises and appropriate financial personnel.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; Business Administration or Communications preferred. A combination of education and work experience may substitute. The incumbent must excel at multi-tasking, be well organized, detail oriented and possess financial aptitude. Proficiency required with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills required- prior sales experience beneficial.


To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Porzia Purves, Personnel Ombudsman

Historic St. Mary’s City

P.O. Box 39

St. Mary’s City, MD  20686




To review the full job description, please contact via email.


Resumes must be received by September 25, 2017 when the position closes


Historic St. Mary’s City is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including minority candidates.




Historic St. Mary’s City seeks to hire an Information Technology Coordinator who will be responsible for overseeing IT operations and initiatives. This person will work cooperatively with vendors providing internet or digital services to HSMC in order to ensure smooth operations for a linked network. The incumbent will provide guidance to museum administration to insure end-users are able to perform a wide range of critical tasks that support the museums mission and goals. This is a permanent part time contractual position there are no benefits.

Essential functions will include but are not limited to:

  • Administration and management of all HSMC websites and digital sign software.
  • Creating new content and updating existing information on websites, social media and digital signs, ensuring accurate information is continuously available to the public.
  • Administration and management of HSMC Google Apps, including email.
  • Administration and management of online sales software.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Secondary functions include but not limited to:

  • Act as primary liaison with the IT vendors providing HSMC’s internet, technical or digital services required to set-up, maintain or improve HSMC’s function.
  • Provide guidance to HSMC administration concerning IT equipment maintenance, replacement or improvement based upon technical requirements and cost-benefit analysis.


  • Basic PC hardware/software troubleshooting skills,
  • Proficient in Windows 7/10 desktop client environment and Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with Google Apps for Business environment including mobile devices.
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot QuickBooks Point of Sale in a multi register client/server environment.


Full Job Description is available upon request.


Applicant must submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to:


Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Porzia Purves
P.O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686




Part-time, seasonal positions mid-March through June and September through November. Museum guides lead school tour programs in an outdoor setting. Work schedule is approximately up to 16 hours per week. Experience working with children, excellent communication skills, and ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds preferred. All positions are paid $9/hr and include paid training and are open until filled.


Submit cover letter, resume or state application to the Public Programs Manager:
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn: Sharol Yeatman
P.O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686





Historic St. Mary’s City, a museum of living history and archaeology, located on the site of Maryland’s first capital (1634-1695), seeks qualified individuals for museum interpreter positions in the Education Department. These are full-time (30 hour/week), seasonal positions (at $9.00/hour) from the beginning of March through November 2017, including weekends.


Interpreters work in uniform or 17th-century costume (provided). Interpreters use first-person techniques (portraying an historical person at the plantation) or third-person techniques (non-character, in either uniform or costume). These unique positions provide the opportunity to teach history to visitors of all ages and backgrounds in an outdoor classroom format at the museum’s living history sites: the Godiah Spray Plantation, the Woodland Indian Hamlet, the Maryland Dove (a square-rigged ship), or the reconstructed Town Center. Enthusiasm, team-mentality, and desire to learn and develop 17th-century skills are must. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills and be able to work with small and large groups.

Positions open until filled.


Submit a state application or resume and three references to the Interpretive Programs Manager:
Historic St. Mary’s City
Attn:Aaron Meisinger
P.O. 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686


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