Assistant/Associate Collections Manager

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date:



4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
United States


Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Washington, DC NW

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs! We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations. Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people.

The Assistant/Associate Manager will partner with the Head of Collections Management/Registrar in providing for the day to day management, care and preventative conservation of the permanent collection and historic spaces. The Assistant/Associate supports collections care activities including maintenance of collections storage and exhibition spaces, rehousing of collections, object photography, database entry and management, developing collections procedures and forms, integrated pest management, environmental monitoring, inventory, and condition reporting. Works as part of a team in Collections Management, as well as, closely with staff from other departments and supervises outside contractors. Acts as courier for domestic and international loans. 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!” We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.  More detailed information regarding job responsibilities, requirements, skills, abilities and instructions on how to submit your resume/cover letter, can be found on our website ( under the “jobs & volunteering” link.