Welcome Desk Officer
JOB SUMMARY: If you admire the life and leadership of Ronald Reagan and enjoy interacting with others who are committed to preserving and sharing his legacy, this is the job for you.
The Welcome Desk Officer will greet guests, manage visitors, and provide administrative support at the Reagan Ranch Center. This person will be the first face guests see when they visit the Reagan Ranch Center and usually the first voice they hear when they call. As able, the Welcome Desk Officer will also provide administrative support to the senior members of the Reagan Ranch team and assist with events and programs at the Center. The Welcome Desk Officer will also work with the curatorial team to manage docent volunteers, as well as helping to manage bookstore and gift stock.
An enthusiastic and welcoming demeanor; ability to engage with volunteers, students, and visitors; and excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills are essential characteristics. Experience with Microsoft Office, macOS, and professional phone systems is desired.
DISTRIBUTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Phone/Greeting – 40%
- Administrative/Clerical – 40%
- Assisting with events and programs – 20%
Hours and Benefits: Full-time; hourly position. Complete benefits package offered.
Mission Statement: Young America’s Foundation is committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values. Young America’s Foundation purchased the Reagan Ranch from the Reagan family in 1998 and has since worked to preserve it in perpetuity as a premier presidential home and as a living monument to Ronald Reagan, and to ensure future generations are inspired by his lasting accomplishments. The mountaintop Ranch is enhanced by Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan Ranch Center and Education Gallery—a “schoolhouse for Reaganism”—in downtown Santa Barbara.
Application: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send resume, references, and cover letter to:
Andrew Coffin, Director of the Reagan Ranch, at email@example.com
Sarah Matheson, Assistant to the Director of the Reagan Ranch at firstname.lastname@example.org