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Supervisor, Hair Salon

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JOB ID: 24000046

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Hair Care

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world’s best private schools, where over 2,000 pre-K through 12th grade students from disadvantaged backgrounds are provided a home and career-focused education so they can learn and grow to reach their full potential. Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, the school is fully endowed with the resources to ensure every child and staff member has what they need to succeed. The school has prepared almost 12,000 graduates to lead fulfilling and productive lives and is expanding to serve more students in the coming years. 

MHS is seeking a Supervisor, Hairstylist to coordinate and oversee the cosmetology and barbering services provided to the students in the School’s Hair Salon Spartan Styles.  The MHS Spartan Styles is a fully licensed salon and barber shop on campus with 12 stations that provides no costs trims, braided hairstyles, and other hair care services to 2100 + students (boys and girls) from Pre-K – 12th grade. 

This role supervises a team of 10 hairstylists/barbers and manages all the operational and scheduling functions of the salon in addition to providing direct hair care services when needed.  Also, responsible to train and educate the students to be self-sufficient with maintaining healthy hair and good grooming. 

This is a year-round role with 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 11:00 am – 7:30 pm and on Saturdays from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, as needed.  Flexibility with the schedule to meet our students' haircare needs is crucial for this position.  Hourly rate: $27.00 - $36.00, pay is determined based on experience. We offer excellent benefits packages (medical, vision & dental insurance, savings plan with employer contribution, paid time off & wellness benefits).


  • Vocational or other technical school, certification, training, or apprenticeship required beyond High School Diploma
  • Current PA State Certification/Cosmetology License required. 
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a professional beauty/barber shop required. 
  • Prior supervisory experience required. 
  • Demonstrated skills in providing haircuts and hair care to children and youth, including natural hair braiding and experience with multi-cultural hair types.
  • Exceptional customer service and professional demeanor with solid time management & organizational skills required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate in a diverse workplace and to interact professionally with adults, children, and youth.
  • Demonstrated solid skills in effective records management, procurement of supplies and scheduling of students’ appointments as well as staffing. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft & Goggle applications, databases, and office equipment.  Experience with Apple applications a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS Staff are role models for MHS Students
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of the job responsibilities. 
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

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