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

Lead Interpreter of Pottery Studio (Fulltime Costumed Historian - Pottery Shop)

The Lead Interpreter of the Pottery Studio will manage the daily operation of the program and manage the production of pots in the Pottery Shop exhibit. They will also take a front line management role and facilitate the OSV experience in costume for all learners in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Three months up to and including one year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution or historical society; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences; previous pottery experience and proficiency in the making of pottery, ideally pots appropriate to early 19th century America; Associates degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Qualifications:

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

Independent Action:

Incumbent generally establishes own work plan and priorities, using established procedures to assure timely completion of assigned work in conformance with departmental policies and practices; problems lacking clear precedent are reviewed with supervisor prior to taking action.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may frequently be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or team lift up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Provides direct supervision of staff working within the Pottery Shop, carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: training employees, planning, assigning work, and directing work.


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

Part Time Visitor Services Opening/Closing Clerk

Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Coordinator, the Visitor Services Clerk will sell admission tickets to individuals and group visitors using the automated ticketing system, Altru. This position will be responsible for performing the opening and closing procedures on a regular basis.

This position is Part-Time Benefitted. Hours will vary with a potential of up to 5 days per week from 9:00 am-2:00 pm or 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

MUST be able to work weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following:

Requirements:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Three months up to and including one year experience working with the public in a museum, educational institution or historical society; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

Other Qualifications:

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

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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

 

 

General Manager - Lodging

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor living history museum in New England, seeks an energetic and entrepreneurial professional to lead and manage our 39-room unique lodging business, The Old Sturbridge Inn and Reeder Family Lodges.  Reopened after a $1M renovation in 2013, the complex includes 29 charming rooms in attractive cottage-style buildings in a bucolic country setting; a ten-room antique guest house original to the property from 1790; a fitness center and spa; an outdoor swimming pool and playground; staff offices and a charming guest registration center with a cozy space for breakfast and coffee in the mornings and homemade cookies and refreshments during the day.  An outdoor patio with a beautiful gas fire pit provides hours of relaxation for guests during most of the year.

The lodging division is integral to the Village – as it helps support the museum’s high-quality programs in historic interpretation, education, collections, research, and preservation.  As such, the General Manager for Lodging is a member of OSV’s senior management team and reports directly to the Village’s President and CEO, Jim Donahue, who has served in this role since 2007. Jim will work closely with the General Manager to articulate and execute a vision and business strategy for the lodging division.

The General Manager needs to be a relentless entrepreneur, dedicated to distinguishing the OSV property from all others in the area and growing revenue.  Specifically, the General Manager will work to increase weekday reservations while continuing to partner with local wedding and event venues, including Old Sturbridge Village, to ensure we sell all available rooms on the weekends.

Position Responsibilities:

Leadership, Vision, and Strategy:

Management and Operations:

The successful candidate will have a background in hotel management and understand the demands of property management. Familiarity with property management software such as Roommaster is desirable.  The GM will be a team player, an empathic leader who approaches the job with high expectations, a desire to win, a coaching and mentoring spirit; an understanding and passion for the mission of Old Sturbridge Village and a commitment to the success of the entire organization.

We offer a competitive salary/bonus plan and benefits package that includes 403(b), health, dental, disability and life insurance as well as generous vacation and holidays.


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

Maintenance Helper

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Director, the Maintenance Helper will perform general maintenance tasks inside and outside the Village. Work should include general maintenance tasks such as, but not limited to, office moves, minor carpentry, paint, snow and ice control, and landscape work.

Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations required:

Independent Action:

Incumbent functions independently within broad scope of department policies and goals; daily activities are monitored and scheduled through Building Trades Manager or Support System Supervisor.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 25 lbs. and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Must be able to work weekends as needed and have the ability to be on-call or respond to crisis / immediate mechanical/ general maintenance issues after hours.


Apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org 

 

Christmas by Candlelight Concessions Staff

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking Bartenders, Cashiers and Concessions Staff to support our Christmas by Candlelight program. Interested applicants must be 18 years of age.

Bartending, concessions and/or restaurant experiences and TIPS certifications preferred, but not required. Must be able to work every Friday – Sunday night from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm beginning December 6, 2019 until December 29, 2019, as well as Monday, December 23, 2019.


Apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org 

Part-Time Janitor/Housekeeper

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)

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

Elementary School Substitute (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as classroom substitutes for grades k-5. Substitute employees fill in for permanent school employees when they are absent to provide continuity in curriculum and school services. Successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide k-5 students with rigorous, real-world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. Successful candidates should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.”

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

Responsibilities:

Education and Experience:


Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

Talent Acquisition Specialist

This individual will play a key role in the Talent Acquisition for Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) and Old Sturbridge Academy Charter School (OSA) based on each organization’s specific organizational goals, objectives, and values. A key focus area for this position immediately will be developing an effective talent acquisition/employee recruitment program by forming strategic partnerships to source the highest performing, most passionate candidates to join the teams here at OSV and OSA.

This position will coordinate and implement all Human Resources functions that relate to recruitment and retention for both Old Sturbridge Village and Old Sturbridge Academy Charter such as, full-cycle recruitment activities, onboarding and orientation programs, compensation, policy and procedure development, and legal compliance.

This position will report to the Vice President of Finance and Human Resources.

Talent Acquisition Responsibilities

Qualifications:

Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

School Custodian – Part-Time Mornings (1st shift) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a Custodian to work in an innovative school serving grades k-5. The successful candidate will possess experience working in a school setting. Candidate must share OSACPS’s mission. The Custodian will be responsible for the overall cleanliness, sanitation, safety and maintenance of the Old Sturbridge Academy facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment.

Responsibilities:

Skills:

Knowledge and ability to properly use chemicals, general equipment, and tools of the custodial trade, maintenance, snow removal, sanding, and landscaping.

Requirements:

Must be able to work Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Summer hours may differ.


Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

 

School Custodian – Part-Time Evenings (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a Custodian to work in an innovative school serving grades k-5. The successful candidate will possess experience working in a school setting. Candidate must share OSACPS’s mission. The Custodian will be responsible for the overall cleanliness, sanitation, safety and maintenance of the Old Sturbridge Academy facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment.

Responsibilities:

Skills:

Requirements:

Must be able to work Monday – Friday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Summer hours may differ.


Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org