Museum Manager

Hollywood Heritage Museum  Los Angeles, California






Hollywood Heritage Museum


2100 North Highland Blvd.  Los Angeles, CA  90068




Beth Werling, Museum Committee Chair


Phone (323) 874-2276






One year position (with possible extension); Part-time/25-35 hours per week.  Set hours will be 11:30 am-4:30 pm, Wednesday thru Sunday.  Additional hours will vary based on programming and event needs including evenings.




$25.00 per hour


Starting Date:  As soon as possible


Deadline to Apply:  Open until position is filled




The Hollywood Heritage Museum Manager is a highly organized, motivated and qualified individual who work directly with visitors, docents, and museum board members.  The museum is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented and organized manager to be responsible for the daily management of the museum site including docents.  The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of silent film history and will be the primary face and voice of the museum with regards to visitors.  They will be responsible for scheduling and assist in the training of docents, coordinate on site appointments, and assist the museum board in daily oversight of the facility.  This position reports to the Museum Committee Chair.


This is a part-time position Wednesday thru Sundays, with additional hours determined by programming or facility needs.




  • Positively represent the museum while meeting, greeting, and assisting all types of visitors to the museum

  • Aid in recruiting docents

  • Create, design and coordinate schedules for docents that will work for both the public and internal parties

  • Follow procedures and checklist supplied in the Museum Operations Manual

  • Schedule and tour larger groups and after hours tours as requested

  • Ensure that property problems and issues are forwarded to the appropriate board member in a timely fashion

  • Assist the Museum Committee regarding requests to rent the museum as a third-party venue

  • Answer incoming mail (hard copy and electronic) and phone calls, forwarding to the appropriate party if necessary and verify they have received and responded to inquiry

  • Under supervision of Board President and/or Museum Committee Chair, make appointments, allow access to, and monitor workman/contract workers within the building and on museum grounds

  • Assist in the installation and deinstallation of exhibits as requested

  • Responsible for administrative duties that include reports, financial record keeping, and date management

  • Assist Museum Store Manager in stocking and pricing items

  • Assists in other tasks as needed





  • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability to perform the job

  • Knowledge of Hollywood history and/or film history preferred

  • Experience in facility management preferably in a museum/historic structure

  • Experience in training and supervising docents or equivalent educational training 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including strong listening and interpretive skills and welcoming personality

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Deadline oriented and creative problem solver

  • Computer, Internet, and technology savvy

  • Ability to work with hand tools


Please no phone calls to our office pertaining to this job posting


Hollywood Heritage, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Type:  Part-time


Salary:  $25.00 per hour




  • Museum Management/Facility Management:  5 years (preferred)


Working Days:


  • Sunday

  • Monday

  • Tuesday

  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

  • Friday 

  • Saturday


Overtime often available:


  • No


Typical start time:


  • 11:30 am


Typical end time


  • 4:30 pm

Upcoming Events

  • AFTERNOON @ THE BARN: An afternoon with George Chakiris
    Nov 07, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST
    Los Angeles, 2100 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA
    Join us as we host dancer, Academy Award winning ® actor, jewelry designer and author George Chakiris, who will appear at the Hollywood Heritage Museum in person to talk about his autobiography, "My West Side Story".