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Posted 8-8-2018


Assistant Custodian (Updated Submission date Extended.)


Glencairn Museum is seeking applicants for Assistant Custodian. This part-time, hourly position ranges from 10 to 15 hours per week. The current opening is mostly for weekday shifts with occasional weekend work available.


The Assistant Custodian, reporting to Glencairn’s Head Custodian, ensures that Glencairn maintains a consistently clean, orderly, and welcoming appearance. All cleaning and maintaining of the building, furniture, floors, doors, and other furnishings and finishes must be done according to museum industry best practices. The Assistant Custodian assists the Head Custodian with event operations, including set-up, takedown, and with other Museum operations. Employees of Glencairn Museum are expected to uphold the mission, principles, and polices of the Academy of the New Church; support the mission of Glencairn Museum; and follow all Museum policies and guidelines.


Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Performing regular light and heavy cleaning
  • Performing proper cleaning and maintaining of floors, doors, furniture, and other furnishings and finishes, etc. by consulting the Head Custodian and/or custodial procedural manuals to ensure the usage of museum best practice procedures
  • Consulting weekly cleaning and work schedules, communicating with the Head Custodian as necessary, in carrying out custodial tasks
  • Carrying out custodial tasks in compliance with OSHA and other government regulations
  • Carrying packages and deliveries weighing up to 50 lbs., and occasionally sorting mail into staff mailboxes on weekdays
  • Consulting events set-up manual containing floor plan diagrams (furniture placement, seating charts, etc.) for regular events; photographs of proper room set-ups and furniture placement (e.g. regular Great Hall furniture placement, weekend café, etc.); Museum best practice procedures for handling, moving, and storing furniture and rugs while assisting with proper furniture removal, set-up, takedown, and restoration of furniture for all events
  • Serving as event staff as assigned by the Head Custodian (e.g. Annual Festivals, in-house catered events, etc.); planning, preparing and serving food for in-house catered events (e.g. Christmas Sing Concert after-party); setting up, taking down and picking up food for Tower lunches and other special events; setting up for week-end coffee, etc.


In addition to a regular weekday schedule, this position occasionally requires work on evenings and weekends throughout the year when Museum and rental events are scheduled. Required evening and weekend hours may be balanced by a reduction in either the preceding or following week’s work schedule as approved by the Operations Manager. The flexibility to work these required evening and weekend hours, and regular availability during the “Christmas at Glencairn” season (Thanksgiving until early January excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas) is preferred.


Professional and Personal Qualifications:


  • Ability to work independently; organized and attentive to detail; ability to consistently follow through on tasks
  • Flexibility and ability to balance a variety of demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow Custodial Staff policies and regulations
  • Professional, friendly and welcoming demeanor
  • Dependable, attentive and accommodating while adhering to Museum policy at all times
  • Ability to effectively communicate the mission and general history of Glencairn Museum and the Historic District 
  • Ability to follow Museum security procedures


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and two professional references by Wednesday September 5th to:


Peter Childs

Glencairn Museum

1001 Cathedral Road, P.O. Box 757

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Posted 6-26-2018


Adjunct Spanish Instructor

Bryn Athyn College is seeking a part-time instructor for Spanish 101 and Spanish 102. The courses provide beginner-level instruction in Spanish (speaking, listening, reading, writing) and support the College’s core language requirement. Spanish 101 will be offered in the fall term (Aug 22-Nov 9), and Spanish 102 will be offered in the winter term (Nov 26-Feb 23). Both courses will run MWF from 12:20-1:30.


Candidates must possess an MA or PhD in Spanish or related field, or have demonstrated success in teaching foreign language at the college level. Preferred candidates would show understanding of and support for the College’s mission and be able to teach the full two-term sequence.


Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.. To apply, please email a letter of application, CV, and names of three references to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at  For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, visit  EOE