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 the Employment Application and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume, to an e-mail (pdf format preferred). Please send applications to:
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482
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.
Hours: Part-time, June – August. Must be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Overview of Responsibilities: Enthusiastic, creative, outgoing educator to lead weekly drop in art activities in the Owl Cottage Activity Center. Engage visitors; encourage participation; provide orientation to activity and materials; support creativity and encourage further exploration of topic/s. Set up and clean up classroom; prepare and manage art materials. Participate in paid orientation.
Compensation:$11.65/hour. 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.
The Museum Services group is responsible for the upkeep and presentation of the Museum’s public spaces and offices. This is an active, dynamic position that interacts with all departments and positively impacts the visitor experience at the Museum. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Experience and Skills:
Candidates must be 18 years or older and able to drive a golf cart. A Vermont driver’s license is required.
The ability to lift and carry 40 pounds and must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Experience in similar capacity preferred, but willing to train candidates who show genuine interest in maintaining historic structures and caring for the Museum during our busy season.
The season is April – October 2019. Must be available at least three days a week and have a flexible schedule. Weekends and holidays are required.
$12.75/hour. 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.