Jobs at Old Sturbridge Village are diverse and exciting ways to connect with history. Current job openings will be posted below when available. Unless otherwise noted in the job posting, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd.
Sturbridge, MA 01566

or send via email

Old Sturbridge Village does not provide housing and is not able to assist candidates with interview or relocation costs.

Current Job Openings

Full Time Interpreter - Household Sewing (Old Sturbridge Village)

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is seeking a full-time interpreter to work and study under the leadership of OSV’s domestic craft and household program, starting in spring 2020. As a living history site dedicated to the history of early 19th century rural New England, a major component of OSV’s mission is its commitment to demonstrating domestic craft. This position will provide leadership & oversight of the day-to-day operation of the Household Sewing program and management of a Historic House.

Reporting to the Coordinator of Domestic Crafts, this position will serve as the frontline manager & mentor of staff, volunteers, interns, and fellows regarding the household sewing programs.

Education and/or Experience:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

 

Center Village Gardens Lead (Old Sturbridge Village)

Reporting to the Coordinator of Horticulture, the Center Village Gardens Lead will manage the daily operation of the program, plants, and exhibits related to the three gardens located in the Center Village: the Richardson house kitchen garden, the Fitch flower garden, and the formal Town garden.  Duties include a wide variety of gardening tasks such as planting, managing pests, watering gardens, removing weeds, and overwintering tender plants.  This position will also manage and assist with garden planning, seed saving, and other horticultural tasks in the museum’s gardens throughout the year.  The Center Village Gardens lead will plan, implement, and facilitate special events such as talks and guided tours, and engage with a  wide variety of visitors. This position will take a frontline management role and facilitate the OSV experience for all learners in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

Requirements:

This is a PT, Benefitted position with opportunities to grow into a full-time schedule from April -October. Some weekends are required.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

 

Yearlong Fellowship Opportunities (Old Sturbridge Village)

Old Sturbridge Village offers yearlong Fellowships to those who would like an in-depth opportunity to learn more about living history museums. As a living history site dedicated to the history of early 19th century rural New England, a major component of OSV’s mission is keeping traditional skills alive. Fellows will focus on a specific area working with an expert/mentor, areas include: Trades, Crafts, Households, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Costume Study & Production.

Learn more here.

 

Development Officer for Events and Corporate Relations (Old Sturbridge Village)

We are seeking an experienced, Development Officer for Events and Corporate Relations to join our seasoned development team.

Events

Qualifications:


Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@osv.org

Part-time Museum Educator (Old Sturbridge Village)

Do you love working with children? Looking for a flexible, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the staff of Old Sturbridge Village – New England’s largest living history museum! Museum Educators are responsible for teaching education programs for school and youth groups for a variety of ages. Programs include small group hands-on workshops, larger assembly style shows, and thematic tours of the Village. In addition, Museum Educators are responsible for greeting school buses, helping to prep teaching materials, and providing input into the content and design of education programs. In addition, we are looking for experienced educators to join our Learning Through Experience teaching team that occurs every Tuesday during the school year.

Qualified candidates:

This is a part-time job with many hours falling between Wednesday through Friday during the fall and spring months of the school year. We also require occasional weekend availability for special programs throughout the school year.

There is also an opportunity for regular Saturday evening hours for the evening tour portion of our Hop Into History Overnight program (September, November, January-June) and summer hours for our Discovery Adventures program. This position pays minimum wage.

Click here for more information about our education programs.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.
 

Part-time Museum Educator/Interpreter (Coggeshall Farm Museum - Bristol, RI)

Do you love working with children? Are you looking for a flexible, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the staff of Coggeshall Farm Museum (CFM) in Bristol RI, as we embark on a new, innovative partnership with Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) in 2020.

Museum Educators/Interpreters’ role is engaging and educating CFM’s wide audience from school groups to front gate visitors. Programs will include small group hands-on workshops, costumed interpretation, and special programming throughout the year. Museum Educators/interpreters are also responsible for greeting school buses, helping to prep teaching materials, and providing input into the content and design of CFM’s education/interpretive programs.

Department: Museum Program

Focus Area:

Education and Interpretation

Education & Experience:

Responsibilities:

Hours, Stipend & Application:

This is a part-time seasonal job; hours will follow bookings for school programs. CFM will also be looking occasional weekday & weekend availability for costumed interpretation throughout the year. Through the partnership with OSV, there will be some training opportunities in Sturbridge Ma.

This position pays minimum wage.

For more information about our partnership, visit www.coggeshallfarm.org


Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to jobs@osv.org.

Farm Manager (Coggeshall Farm Museum - Bristol, RI)

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is seeking a Farm Manager for Coggeshall Farm Museum (CFM) to create, develop, and manage the museum’s Agriculture and Horticulture program. This position will be a founding member of an exciting new partnership between OSV and CFM. Key responsibilities include day-to-day management and oversight of the museum’s animal program, fields, pasture, and gardens.

The Farm Manager reports to the Director of Interpretation of Old Sturbridge Village, and works closely with the Program Coordinator of Coggeshall Farm Museum.

Education & Experience:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals in this position are subject to a Criminal Conviction Record check upon hire and every other year thereafter.


Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@osv.org

 

Lodges Housekeeper (Seasonal) (Old Sturbridge Village - Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges)

Working with the management team at the Inn & Lodges, this housekeeping position will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.  The position will also share duties in regards to scheduling, inventory, record keeping, and room inspections.

This position is part-time and less than 20 hours per week with limited benefits.

Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Part-Time Janitor/Housekeeper (Old Sturbridge Village)

Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Janitor/Housekeeper will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for public restroom areas, buildings, offices, exhibit spaces, and other large scale cleaning and maintenance tasks as assigned.

This position is part-time, 10 hours per week with limited benefits.

MUST be able to work at least 4-5 days a week with weekends and some holiday availability required.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Lodges Housekeeper (Year Round) (Old Sturbridge Village - Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges)

Working with the management team at the Inn & Lodges, this housekeeping position will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.  The position will also share duties in regards to scheduling, inventory, record keeping, and room inspections.

This position is year round, a minimum of 25 hours per week with benefits.

Must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

 


Please send resume to jobs@osv.org

Long-term substitute teacher (February-June) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a talented educator to serve as a long-term substitute in a first-grade classroom. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, a strong background in teaching reading to primary students, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum (Old Sturbridge Village).

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org 

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Long-term substitute teacher (March-June) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a talented educator to serve as a long-term substitute in a fifth-grade classroom. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, a strong background in teaching Mathematics and Science, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum (Old Sturbridge Village).

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org 

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.