Employment and Volunteering


Shelburne Museum has full-time, year-round, part-time, and seasonal staff as well as paid and unpaid internships. Seasonal positions run from the end of April through the end of October.  Positions are posted on this page as they become available.

Benefits of employment at the Museum include competitive compensation; access to exceptional collections and exhibitions; working in a dynamic, creative, team-oriented environment; and contributing to one of Vermont’s major cultural and educational institutions.

To apply for listed positions; download job application and mail completed application as well as any additional requested materials to:
Human Resources, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482. Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.

Official Shelburne Museum job applications are required for all positions. Download application here.
All materials should be mailed to the address listed. Emailed applications and materials will NOT be considered.


Digital Marketing Manager
Development
Full time, year round position

Description:
Reporting to the Director of Development, this position is responsible for developing, producing and tracking digital marketing and fundraising communications that enhance awareness of Shelburne Museum’s programs and services and generate increased museum attendance, new contributions and increased net revenue for the museum.

Skills and Abilities:
Major duties of this position include, but are not limited to, planning, writing, distribution and analysis of e-mails and other web based marketing materials(social media posts, web ads, etc.); monitoring quality and content of all digital communications; and working closely with other staff involved in data management to ensure smooth interface of e-mail and donor tracking databases.

The Digital Marketing Manager must have the ability to adapt strategies, tactics and technologies in order to stay current in an ever evolving marketing environment. The ideal candidate should be a goal-orientated writer with professional knowledge of marketing analytics and e-mail marketing software. Must be able to work collaboratively within a team.

Requirements:
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and two to four years of relevant experience in a marketing environment with a solid portfolio of marketing communications-style writing. Email marketing and social media marketing experience and experience with marketing analytics (Google analytics, etc.) required. HTML experience, website administration experience, experience with user databases and/or experience with e-mail platform transitions preferred. Experience working with Raisers’ Edge, Salesforce, or similar databases also preferred.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample as one file where resume is requested. *Please include in your cover letter a description of how you have tracked digital marketing analytics and provided insights that improved marketing or fundraising campaign performance. Additionally, as a writing sample, candidates should, in 60 words or less, write about the best blog or web source that they follow to stay up-to-date on trends and skills relevant to this position.

Application deadline is April 30th, 2014. Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with resume, cover letter and three references to: Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482
Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.


Volunteer Coordinator and Office Assistant
Part-time/Year-round position

Description:
The Volunteer Coordinator and Office Assistant is responsible for organizing volunteers for both daily assignments and special events. This includes maintaining the Museum’s relationship with existing volunteers while cultivating new relationships with individuals and organizations. This position is also responsible for the day-to-day operations in the Museum’s main administration building. These duties include greeting visitors, answering phone calls and email inquiries, ordering office supplies, handling the mail, and assisting in other areas when needed.

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree along with experience preferred. Experience running a volunteer program necessary. Strong computer (including Word, Excel, and Outlook) and excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. The ideal candidate will be organized, meticulous, able to multi-task, and have strong customer service skills. Along with interacting regularly with all Museum departments and personnel, the Volunteer Coordinator and Office Assistant will be an ambassador for the Museum. This position requires flexibility and strong problem solving skills.

Benefits:
Competitive hourly wage; generous paid leave; spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

To Apply:
Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482
Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.


Graphic Designer
Full-time/Year-round position

Description:
Working as part of the Shelburne Museum’s Marketing Department, but with accountability throughout the organization, the Graphic Designer will be responsible for the overall graphic image of the museum and will produce a wide array of graphic products including, but not limited to Museum newsletters, advertisements, promotional posters/ads and more. Reporting to the Director of Development, Shelburne Museum’s Graphic Designer should have a keen understanding of how their work impacts Museum attendance and revenue generation, and should work to create visually effective pieces that encourage Museum support.

Requirements:
Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, or a related field. Minimum of 5 years of corporate or agency design work preferred. Candidates must be up to date on current and evolving design technology. Experience with web design/html preferred. Experience with expense management highly desirable.

Benefits:
Competitive hourly wage; comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and eligibility in the 401k plan after one year; generous paid leave; spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

To Apply:
Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with resume, cover letter, and at least 5 (but no more than 10) design samples that showcase a variety of projects – print, online, etc. to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482
Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.


Administrative Assistant
Full-time/Year-round position

Description:
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for a broad range of duties including but not limited to, the preparation of correspondence, making and confirming travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, answering and returning phone calls, and organizing multiple calendars.

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s along with administrative experience necessary. Experience with non-profit organizations a plus. Strong computer (including Word, Excel, and Outlook) and excellent writing skills required. The ideal candidate will be organized, meticulous, able to multi-task, and have strong customer service skills. Along with interacting regularly with all Museum departments and personnel, the Administrative Assistant will also work directly with the Museum Director therefore flexibility and collegiality are essential.

Benefits:
Competitive hourly wage; comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and 401k plan; generous paid leave; spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

To Apply:
Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with resume, and cover letter to: Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482
Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.


Housekeeper(s)
4 part-time, seasonal positions
20-25 hours per week April through October 2013

Description:
Vacuum buildings, clean woodwork and interior walls as assigned, and wash windows. Clean all restrooms (daily), clean fixtures, mop floors, restock supplies. Collect trash and recycling throughout the Museum (daily). Perform other related tasks as assigned by supervisor. Some after hours and weekend work may be required. This seasonal, 20-25 hour per week housekeeping position runs from April through October.

Qualifications:
-Possess high school diploma or equivalent.
- Self Motivated
- Detail oriented
- Able to work cooperatively with others

Experience:
Two years commercial/residential housekeeping experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits :
$10.75/hour. Spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

To Apply:
Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.

PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS


Seasonal Groundskeeper(s)
2 full-time, seasonal positions
April through October 2014

Description:
Responsible for lawn care and general maintenance of the Museum grounds and gardens. Operates a variety of grass cutting equipment. Assists with landscaping and clean-up of the Museum grounds including raking leaves, grass cuttings, and apples, etc. Assists in planting and maintenance of a wide range of gardens. Assists in the moving of artifacts, furniture and equipment. Experience preferred.

Requirements:
Must be 18 years or older and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid Vermont driver’s license. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and be able to do rigorous labor for extended periods. Two years of similar, satisfactory work experience.

Compensation :
$11.50/hour. This position does not offer medical or dental benefits. Spectacular working environment; friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

To Apply:
Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS


Protection Services Security Officer
Full-time, Year Round

Protection Services Officers are responsible for providing a secure environment within the Museum’s campus. Officers help insure the art collection remains safe, yet accessible to visitors. Monitor activity and provide professional assistance to Museum guests as needed.
Responsible for performing all aspects of Shelburne Museum security operations. Conducts vehicle and foot patrols, conducts inspections of buildings and grounds, prepares reports, monitors equipment, provides information and assistance to visitors and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Security or customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of alarm systems helpful, and First Responder medical training a plus.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Professional dress and grooming.

Physical requirements include the ability to effectively perform all required duties during severe weather conditions, climb and descend stairs repeatedly, walk long distances, stand at a fixed post for extended periods, lift and carry moderate to heavy items, and work extended hours along with some weekends and holidays.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage along with shift differentials and holiday pay
  • Medical and dental insurance plan along with generous paid leave program
  • 401k plan for eligible employees.
  • Spectacular working environment.
  • Committed, friendly co-workers.
  • Discount at the Museum Store.
  • Passes to the museum to share with friends and family.
  • Reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

TO APPLY: Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS


Director of Protection Services
Protection Services
Full time, year round position

Description:
The Director of Protection Services is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the security operations of the Museum and provides leadership in maintaining and increasing the Museum’s security to protect the buildings, collection, staff members and visitors. Collaboration with other departments to increase security standards in a mutually productive manner is a key component of this position.

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of effective security operations.
• Proven track record in team leadership, staff supervision, and budget management.
• Knowledge of a diverse range of security equipment, devices, and protective procedures and activities, including highly specialized operating requirements, methods, and procedures in order to protect buildings, collection, staff members and visitors.
• Ability to train, supervise, direct, motivate, and evaluate staff.
• Strong leadership, interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills.
• Ability to act as the Museum representative to public agencies and to maintain a close relationship with Town, State and Federal fire and law enforcement agencies
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requirements:
• Undergraduate degree, preferably in related area.
• Five years of supervisory security experience including personnel management.
• Must have experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of security systems, standards and equipment.
• Experience developing a positive and productive team and an ability to work with other members of the senior staff are essential.
• High degree of computer literacy, knowledge of technology and electronic security systems.
• Must be able to climb stairs and lift and carry up to 60 lbs. occasionally.

To Apply:
Application deadline is March 31, 2014. Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with resume, cover letter and three references to: Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.


Protection Services Security Officer
Part-time, Year Round

Protection Services Officers are responsible for providing a secure environment within the Museum’s campus. Officers help insure the art collection remains safe, yet accessible to visitors. Monitor activity and provide professional assistance to Museum guests as needed.

Responsible for performing all aspects of Shelburne Museum security operations. Conducts vehicle and foot patrols, conducts inspections of buildings and grounds, prepares reports, monitors equipment, provides information and assistance to visitors and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Security or customer service experience.
  • Ability to communicate using two-way radios
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Professional dress and grooming.
  • Knowledge of alarm systems helpful, and First Responder medical training a plus.

Physical requirements include the ability to effectively perform all required duties during severe weather conditions, climb and descend stairs repeatedly, walk long distances, stand at a fixed post for extended periods, lift and carry moderate to heavy items, and work extended hours along with some weekends and holidays.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage along with shift differentials, holiday pay, and paid leave time.
  • Spectacular working environment.
  • Committed, friendly co-workers.
  • Discount at the Museum Store.
  • Passes to the museum to share with friends and family.
  • Reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

TO APPLY: Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS


Reserve Protection Services Security Officer
Variable hours including evening and midnight shifts, weekends.

Protection Services Officers are responsible for providing a secure environment within the Museum’s campus. Officers help insure the art collection remains safe, yet accessible to visitors. Monitor activity and provide professional assistance to Museum guests as needed.

Responsible for performing all aspects of Shelburne Museum security operations. Conducts vehicle and foot patrols, conducts inspections of buildings and grounds, prepares reports, monitors equipment, provides information and assistance to visitors and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Security or customer service experience.
  • Ability to communicate using two-way radios
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Professional dress and grooming.
  • Knowledge of alarm systems helpful, and First Responder medical training a plus.

Physical requirements include the ability to effectively perform all required duties during severe weather conditions, climb and descend stairs repeatedly, walk long distances, stand at a fixed post for extended periods, lift and carry moderate to heavy items, and work extended hours along with some weekends and holidays.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage.
  • Spectacular working environment.
  • Committed, friendly co-workers.
  • Discount at the Museum Store.
  • Passes to the museum to share with friends and family.
  • Reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

TO APPLY: Mail completed Shelburne Museum application along with Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482 Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon successful background check.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS


Volunteers

Shelburne Museum is a wonderful place to volunteer your time. If you have a few hours a week and would like to help support an important educational institution in your community, we encourage you to consider volunteering with us.

On a seasonal basis, Shelburne Museum seeks volunteers interested in gardening, carpentry, helping out with family programs and special events, and assisting with administrative and office tasks.

Volunteers are integral to Shelburne Museum, and are offered great benefits, including free admission to the Museum with a Volunteer Badge, an annual recognition event, and more.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Volunteer Manager to request a volunteer application.
Email: volunteer@shelburnemuseum.org
Phone: (802)985-0865
Mail: Volunteer Manager, Shelburne Museum, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482

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6000 Shelburne Road
PO Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482
802-985-3346
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