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Administrative Assistant

Summary:
This position provides a wide variety of skilled administrative and clerical support for the Executive Director and members of the senior management staff, as well as occasional support for the Governing Board. Responsibilities involve exposure to sensitive information and requires considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgement. Assumes responsibilities for special projects, prepares board packets, and develops reports and data for management decision making.

Supports: Executive Director, Executive Office, and senior leadership team including, Director of Human Resources, Director of Property Operations, and Director of Finance. Also provides support for projects, events and the Governing Board for Monthly Board Packet and other materials.

This is a full time non–exempt hourly paid position that is benefit eligible. Typically, the work schedule is 8 hours per day Monday through Friday, with the ability to work a flexible schedule, and overtime, based on the needs of the organization and be available to dependably see projects through to completion.

Reliable transportation is needed as there is no public transportation to this site and job duties require occasional need to run errands in support of events and projects. A Current driver’s license and automobile insurance for personally owned car is required.

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Horticulturist I

Summary:
Filoli is looking for a talented candidate to join our team of committed professionals dedicated to achieving high horticultural standards, along with a dedication to historic preservation. The Horticulturist works under the direct supervision of the Area Lead Horticulturist. This position is responsible for providing care and protection of Filoli’s gardens and grounds including: historic plant collection, lattice, brick paths, walls, gates, structures, flooring, decorative objects, tools and equipment, etc.

This is a fulltime position that works 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, as well as some evenings and weekends to support Filoli events. This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex plan, 401(k), Vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Starting pay is $21.09 per hour ($43,875 annualized). Please note that there is no public transportation to this site, so reliable transportation is required.

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Horticulturist I – Greenhouse

Summary:
Filoli is looking for a talented candidate to join our team of committed professionals dedicated to achieving high horticultural standards, along with a dedication to historic preservation. The Greenhouse Horticulturist works under the direct supervision of the Lead Horticulturist – Greenhouse as part of the greenhouse team. The general responsibilities are multi-faceted and include greenhouse and nursery practice, propagation, retail nursery work, merchandizing, foliage picking, interior plant work, irrigation, potting up of table centerpieces and outdoor display pots and other tasks depending on the needs of the area; as well as ordering plants, record keeping, customer service and point of sale activities (data input, pricing and inventory).

This is a fulltime position that works 7:00am to 3:30pm Tuesday through Saturday, as well as some evenings and Sundays to support Filoli events. This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex plan, 401(k), Vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. Starting pay is $21.09 per hour ($43,875 annualized). Please note that there is no public transportation to this site, so reliable transportation is required.

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Supervisor Visitor Services

Summary:
The Supervisor of Visitor Services is responsible for the daily supervision of guest services at Filoli. Under the direct supervision of the Visitor Services Manager and working with three Visitor Services staff members, as well as a team of part–time, seasonal Guest Services Representatives, Gate Guards and numerous volunteers, the Supervisor will consistently deliver an exceptional level of customer service to all individuals (on–site or remotely by telephone, mail or email). The Visitor Services work environment is fast–paced and exceptionally busy, particularly during peak hours and high season.

The Supervisor of Visitor Services is a full–time, year–round exempt position that reports to the Visitor Services Manager. On a day-to-day basis, the Supervisor interacts and collaborates most frequently with the Visitor Services Manager and staff, the Manager of Member Services, Director of Property Operations, Filoli’s Emergency Response Team and numerous volunteers. The regular work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. Evening and weekend (Sunday) service is required at various times throughout the year to support Friends of Filoli special events and other programming activities.

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IT Support Specialist — Part–Time

Summary:
The IT Support Specialist assists office staff and volunteers with on–site technical support of desktop computers, software, network infrastructure and related technology. Activities may include installation, upgrade, and troubleshooting of application software, networking and operating systems. This position will diagnose and resolve both daily and routine issues, as well as unique, complex and non–recurring problems in support of a large and diverse group of staff and volunteers, some of which may have minimal technical skill or could be new to using computers and software programs. In order to resolve problems this person must be able to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with non–technical users.

This part–time, non–exempt position will work between 15–20 hours per week. Please note: some schedule flexibility will be critical to meet the needs of users, including some alternating mornings and afternoons during the week. Additional days or evenings may be required from time to time to meet Filoli’s needs. This position is not eligible for company benefits except those required by California or US federal law.

Please note: This is not an independent contractor or consulting role. This is a W–2 based employment position.

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Catalog Librarian (Limited Term, Part–time)

Summary:
Filoli Center seeks a limited–term part–time Catalog Librarian to help manage the Online Library Catalog Project over the next year. This position is a unique opportunity for a candidate interested in increasing accessibility of a library collection through an online presence. With three on–site libraries and additional special collections, Filoli has more than 5,000 volumes in its catalog. The OLC Project involves updating the current catalog to include completed MARC records, verifying records are ready for the online catalog, and finally posting them to the Filoli website. Working inside the historic house, the Catalog Librarian will work both independently and within a team environment, focusing on the Online Library Catalog Project, and assisting with the ongoing tasks associated with the circulation of materials in a special collections setting, including pulling, sorting, and reshelving books.

This is a limited term (approximately 9–12 months), part–time non–exempt hourly position, not to exceed (24) hours per week, scheduling is flexible but must be ultimately consistent. Working as part of the Collections Team, the Catalog Librarian reports to the Head Curator and Collections Manager, and works collaboratively with other department members including: a Collections Specialist, and a large dedicated team of Library & Collection Volunteers.

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Filoli is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace.