Shelburne Museum is one of the best places to work in Vermont. Benefits include access to Museum exhibits and programs, discounts at the Museum Store and Café, and participation in the employee reciprocal program with many regional attractions. Our beautiful campus, just seven miles from Burlington, is a welcoming place to develop your skills, connect with new colleagues, and build and shape our community. Shelburne Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering diversity within the museum field.

Current openings are listed below. Applicants may apply online by completing an application form and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume, to an e-mail (pdf format preferred). Please send applications to:

Human Resources
Shelburne Museum
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482
Human_Resources@shelburnemuseum.org

Some positions may request additional information. Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon a successful background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Year round, full time position. Eligible for shift differential. Hours are 3:00pm-11:00pm.

Protection Services is responsible for the security and safety at all times of the Museum’s collections, buildings, grounds, staff, and visitors

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing a secure environment within the Museum’s campus.
  • Officers 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, and monitors equipment.
  • Provides information and assistance to visitors and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Security training preferred

Professional Experience

  • Security and customer service experience required.
  • Knowledge of alarm systems helpful.
  • First Responder medical training a plus.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Applicants must exhibit professional dress and grooming.
  • 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:

Full Museum benefits package including health, dental and paid time off. Spectacular working environment;  committed, 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:

Visit our website, www.shelburnemuseum.org and download an application. Forward completed application along with cover letter,  resume and three letters of recommendation to Human_Resources@shelburnemuseum.org or Human Resources, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482.

Seasonal, part-time, hourly. September-May. Must be available on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and holiday week (December 26-30)

Overview of Responsibilities: Enthusiastic, creative, outgoing educator to lead weekly drop in art activities in the Museum’s Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education classroom. Engage visitors; encourage participation; provide orientation to activity and materials; support creativity and encourage further exploration of topic/s. Staff will set up and clean up classroom; prepare and manage art materials. Teacher will participate in paid staff orientation prior to beginning work.

Qualifications

Education

  • Coursework and/or a degree in studio art and/or art education highly desirable.
  • Experience with various art media is preferred.

Professional Experience

  • Prior experience working with and/or teaching children a must. Knowledge of child development and learning theory preferred.
  • Excellent speaking skills, enthusiastic attitude in working with the general public, attention to detail, good organizational skills and ability to take charge of project goals and responsibilities.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand 5-7 hours per day; lift/carry 15+ pounds; work in multi-level sites and climb stairs; and travel across museum grounds in order to carry out security and necessary interpretive responsibilities.
  • Physical ability to lift and carry boxes of materials, set up worktables and seating.

Job Description

  • Instruct visitors of all ages in daily activities. Welcome all children and adults; provide articulate presentation and patient assistance and share knowledge and skills with confidence and warmth.
  • Work with education department staff on presentation of the program. Procure all supporting materials. Utilize Shelburne Museum and community resources. Prepare and distribute signs, handouts and support materials.
  • Conduct program set-up and clean up. Maintain clean and tidy work areas. Maintain organized storage of materials.
  • Maintain awareness of Shelburne Museum exhibits and programs. Assist visitors with tie-ins to other exhibits and programs. Promote return visitation and membership program.
  • Promote safety. Monitor visitor behavior to ensure safety and security of visitor, staff and collections. Follow all policies outlined in Education Program Manuals. Assist with other Education Department functions as requested.

Compensation and Benefits:

Spectacular working environment;  committed, 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:

Visit our website, www.shelburnemuseum.org and download an application. Forward completed application along with cover letter,  resume and three letters of recommendation to Human_Resources@shelburnemuseum.org or Human Resources, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482.