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

Historical Clothing Coordinator (Old Sturbridge Village)

Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) is seeking a Historical Clothing Coordinator to manage, maintain, and improve the Historical Clothing Department. As a living history museum, Historical Clothing or Costume is a major piece of the identity of Old Sturbridge Village. Our dress is a key component to the immersive programs offered. Our historic clothing, sometimes referred to as “costume”, is based on artifacts from the OSV Collection, artifacts from other museums, and handwork advice books of the early 19th century. This position will oversee the purchasing of fabrics and sewing supplies, the fitting of staff for historical clothing, production of clothing, and maintenance of clothing pieces.  The Historical Clothing Department issues clothing to Discovery Adventure participants, Junior Interns, College Interns, Fellows, Volunteers, and Staff, as well as outside groups for special events, filming projects, and special programs. As a part of the Program division of the museum, this person will also have the opportunity to work directly with our public audience through tours, talks, or small workshops.

Within the Department of Interpretation, the Historical Clothing Coordinator reports to the Domestic Craft and Textile Production Coordinator, and works closely with the Collections Manager and Program Coordinators. This position will oversee one part-time assistant, historical clothing fellow and will coordinate work with outside contractors, such as dressmakers and dry cleaners.

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, Cover Letter, and Letters of Recommendation to jobs@osv.org

Horticulture Coordinator (Old Sturbridge Village)

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking a Horticulture Coordinate to lead, manage and grow the museum’s historical horticulture program, including day-to-day planning and oversight of the museum’s Countryside Gardens, Center Village Gardens, Herb Garden, and expansive trail system.

The Horticulture Coordinator reports to the Director of Interpretation, and works closely with the Agriculture and Household programs.

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, Cover Letter, and Letters of Recommendation to jobs@osv.org

 

Temporary School Custodian - Part-time/1st Shift (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a Temporary School Custodian to work in an innovative school serving grades K-6. 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:


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

Old Sturbridge Academy Kindergarten through 6th Grade Teaching Fellow (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School (OSACPS) is excited to announce a unique opportunity to receive invaluable teaching experience. Are you interested in a career in education but your plans for this school year changed because of COVID-19? Are you passionate about working with children and looking for a structured, hands-on program to gain more experience? This opportunity will provide you with experience working alongside classroom teachers in a Kindergarten-6th grade public elementary school and also assisting with museum-based programming at Old Sturbridge Village. Come join the staff of Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School (OSACPS) for a 6 month fellowship, located at Old Sturbridge Village –New England’s largest living history museum.

OSACPS is looking for individuals interested in a career in classroom education or informal education. During the fellowship, candidates will receive hands-on experience working alongside classroom teachers in grades K-6. They will get the opportunity to lead small group activities, receive one-on-one mentorship from experienced educators, work with other teaching fellows in a cohort model, and produce a final product.

Fellows will work a 9:00 am-5:00 pm schedule. From 9:00 am-2:00 pm, fellows will be paired with a class of students. From 2:00 pm-5:00 pm, fellows will assist small groups of students in the After School programs. Fellows will also have the opportunity to assist students in the Learning Through Experience (or LTE) program.

Currently, all programs are in-person, with the potential to shift to a remote learning program if needed. Remote learning sessions will be conducted live via Zoom from the Old Sturbridge Village campus.

Applications are due no later than Wednesday, November 25.

Program begins Monday, January 4 and concludes Friday, June 25.

Stipends and housing opportunities are provided.

About Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School provides k-6 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. Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School, an EL Education school working in partnership with Old Sturbridge Village, fosters a learning environment that represents all aspects of the diversity spectrum where our students will meet or exceed grade-level expectations in all subject areas. The school is distinguished by four key elements of EL Education: a commitment to community, a commitment to high-quality work, a commitment to real world applications and a commitment to imagination, exploration and immersion. A culture of quality permeates the school and our students graduate with an understanding of how they learn best and how to advocate for the resources they need when they are challenged.

About the Learning Through Experience Program

The Learning Through Experience (LTE) program is an immersive, educational program that occurs every Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00am-2:30pm. Each educator team of 3 is paired with 4 classes of students that they remain with for the entire school year, teaching 1 hour thematic, hands-on lessons that utilize the museum campus. This novel program utilizes Old Sturbridge Village’s unique resources to immerse students in the studies of history, math, science, and other core curriculum.

Qualified candidates:

For more information about Old Sturbridge Academy Public Charter School click here. For more information about our education programs, click here.

To Apply:

Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and Letters of Recommendation to James Connally, Coordinator of Interns and Fellows, at JConnally@osv.org

Long-term Substitute Teacher (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a talented educator to serve as a long-term substitute to fill in for various classroom teachers throughout the 2020-2021 school year. Successful candidates will 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

 

Concessions/Cashier (Old Sturbridge Village)

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 the following dates December 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 23 & 27-30. Afternoon and evening availability is required.

If interested, please apply by sending your resume to jobs@osv.org.

After School Program Educator- Part-time (Old Sturbridge Village / Old Sturbridge Academy)

Do you love working with children? Looking for a stable, regular, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the education staff of Old Sturbridge Village – New England’s largest living history museum.

OSV is looking to add experienced educators for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Extended Day Program for students who attend Old Sturbridge Academy, a Kindergarten through 6th-grade public charter school located on the Old Sturbridge Village campus.

The 21st Century Learning Centers Program (21st CCLC) is a Massachusetts Department of Education funded afterschool enrichment program. The program runs Monday-Friday from 2:00-5:00 pm and there is additional planning and meeting time built into the schedule. This is a project-based program where educators work with a group of 10 or fewer students during the school year adapting and teaching a curriculum developed by Old Sturbridge Village.

Currently, the program is in-person with the potential to shift to a remote learning program if needed. Remote learning sessions are conducted live via Zoom from the Old Sturbridge Village campus.

The schedule for this position is 20 hours a week Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm.

Qualified candidates:

For more information about our education programs, click here.

If interested, please apply by sending your resume to jobs@osv.org.

Support Staff in After School Program (Old Sturbridge Village and Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking talented educators to serve as support staff for students in grades k-3 in the after school programs we run for Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School. The after school programs share the mission of OSACPS to provide k-3 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.”

This position is Monday-Friday, from 2:00-5:00 pm.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):

The successful candidate must demonstrate a calm, positive, and caring attitude toward students. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet the needs of the program.

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

Temporary Custodian/Housekeeper (Old Sturbridge Village)

Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Custodian/Housekeeper will perform 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, 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

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:


If interested, please apply to jobs@osv.org.