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.

 

Part-time, seasonal position April through October

20-25 hrs/week

Weekends and Evenings Required

$11.45/hr

Description:

The Museum Services group is responsible for the upkeep and presentation of the Museum’s public spaces and offices. Duties include, but are not limited to, janitorial services, the set-up and break-down of spaces being used for special events and/or facility rentals, and assisting the Preservation and Landscape Department with special projects throughout the Museum. This is an active, dynamic position that interacts with all departments and positively impacts the visitor experience at the Museum.

Requirements:

Must be able to work evenings and weekends as well as accommodate potential special events. Candidates must be 18 years or older and able to drive a golf cart. The ability to lift and carry 40 pounds and do rigorous activity for extended periods of time required. A positive, up-beat attitude and a keen eye for detail are necessary along with reliability and a willingness to take direction.

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.

Compensation and Benefits:

$11.45/hour. 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:

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

Description:

Sales associates are expected to be helpful and knowledgeable about the store merchandise as well as the Museum, including the Museum’s collection, special events and exhibits. Sales Associates work as a team to support the store, visitor services, admissions, and operation of the carousel. Daily activities include greeting and assisting customers in a friendly manner, operating computerized cash registers, restocking and cleaning the store daily, and operating the Museum’s carousel while upholding strict safety regulations. Professional dress (museum shirts with nice pants or skirts) and grooming are required.  Hours may vary due to visitor attendance.

Weekends and holidays a must.

Requirements:

Positive and friendly attitude required along with the ability to stand 6-7 hours. Previous experience working with public necessary and experience with computerized registers along with cash handling preferred.  Must be able to vacuum and do light maintenance. Ability to work weekends and holidays required.

Compensation and Benefits:

$10.50 /hour. Spectacular working environment; committed, friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and The Local Food Court; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

 

Position Type:  Year-round, Full time, Staff position

Department: Finance

Report to: Director of Finance

Salary range: TBD

The Accountant is responsible for maintaining and overseeing general ledger, maintaining cash flow and ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversees accounting processes including transaction coding, maintenance of chart of accounts, monthly and yearly GL entries as well as daily transactions entered by the Accounting Clerk.
  • Assist the Director of Finance in establishing and monitoring internal controls and safeguards for proper handling and recording of revenue and expenses.
  • Assist the Director of Finance to implement accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Monitor Cash flow.
  • Reconcile monthly bank accounts.
  • Work with HR Manager to process payroll.
  • Work with the Director of Finance to prepare for the annual audit.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • 4 year accounting degree
  • 2-3 years of experience preferable in non-profit accounting

Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Ability to safeguard confidential information

Terms: the Accountant is a full-time, salaried, employment at-will position.

Description:

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

Qualifications:

Qualified applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent and related security or customer service experience.  Ability to communicate using two-way radios is required.  Knowledge of alarm systems helpful.  Applicants must exhibit professional dress and grooming.  Applicants must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time, interact well with Museum staff, guests and visitors and work some weekend shifts.

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive hourly rate plus differential for night shift and holiday pay; spectacular working environment; committed, friendly co-workers; discounts at the Museum Store and Café; guest passes to the museum and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and tourist attractions.

To Apply:

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

Full-Time, seasonal position through October

40 hrs/week – Monday-Friday

April through October

$11.70/hr

Description:

Responsible for lawn care and general maintenance of Landscape on Shelburne Museum campus and our founders’ estate, Brick House. Operate a variety of grass cutting equipment, pruning of trees, maintenance of roads and walking paths, some maintenance of landscaping equipment. Assist with maintenance of gardens as needed. The ability to work safely in this family oriented environment.

Requirements:

Must be 18 years or older and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. The position requires you to drive a golf cart, utility vehicle or mowing equipment, you must have a valid Vermont driver’s license. The ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, and be able to do rigorous labor for extended periods necessary. Two years of similar, satisfactory work experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

$11.70/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.

To Apply:

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