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

Costumed Historian - Herb Garden Lead

Reporting to the Coordinator of Horticulture, the Herb Garden Lead will manage the daily operation of the program, gardens, and exhibits related to the Village’s formal Herb 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 assist with garden planning, seed saving, and other horticultural tasks throughout the year.  The Herb Garden lead will plan, implement, and facilitate special events such as talks and guided tours. 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:

Straker Historical Trade Fellowship

Department:

Interpretation

Focus Area:

Historical Trades – Coopering, Textile, Pottery, Blacksmith, Domestic Management

Responsibilities:

At Old Sturbridge Village, a Historical Interpreter engages and educates our audience. They use historic clothing, structures, plants, animals and landscape as well as the tools and techniques of early trades, agriculture, horticulture, and domestic crafts to make meaningful connections with the present. Fellows will be provided with costumes by the OSV Costume Department.

The Straker Historic Trade Fellowship will focus on the two main elements of interpretation: educating/engaging our visitor and working towards mastery of one or more hand skills. Working alongside museum professionals, this fellowship will allow for hands-on learning and mentorship in one or two of the following areas: Coopering, Textile, Blacksmith, Pottery, and Domestic Management. Historical Interpretation is a physically demanding job which requires the Fellow to be able to stand for extended periods of time as well as being able to lift up to 50 pounds.

All fellows will be provided general training in the museum’s time period and in the area(s) to which they’ll be assigned as well as in visitor engagement and customer service. These fellows will also be provided with mentors to help progress their skills and assess their development. This fellowship will be overseen by the Intern & Volunteer Coordinator and Trades Coordinator or Domestic Crafts Coordinator or the Historian and Curator of Mechanical Arts or the Coordinator of Households and Food Ways.

Hours, Stipend & Application:

This one-year fellowship begins early September 2019. The work day is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm and the museum is open Wednesday – Sunday; winter hours may differ. The fellow will receive a stipend of $14,000. Stipends are based on a 40 hour work week and will be prorated if shorter hours or season are agreed upon. The position includes housing available at no cost, PTO & Sick time prorated to hours work, no health or medical benefits are included.

Please submit a letter of interest indicating the desired focus area, resume, and two letters of reference to kadams@osv.org. Please put “Straker Historical Trade Fellowship” and your last name into the subject line. The deadline for applications is June 10, 2019.

 

Banquet Server

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking an experienced banquet server for our banquet and catering events. Some al a carte shifts are available as well. We focus on weddings, corporate meetings, and other small and large-scale events.

Duties include setting tables and buffet areas for service. A Banquet Server is responsible for accommodating all guests’ needs and is responsible for replenishing buffet food, refilling beverages, clearing tables and assisting in additional tasks to help facilitate a smooth and efficient service.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

 

Line Cook

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef the Line Cooks responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This is a part-time seasonal position from April through October with limited benefits.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule consisting of days, nights, weekends and holidays

Requirements:


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

Banquet Cook

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef the Banquet cook’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This is a part-time seasonal position from April through October with limited benefits.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule consisting of days, nights, weekends and holidays

Requirements:


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

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 a part-time 20 hours per week with limited benefits.

MUST be able to work from 5:30 am to 9:30 am with weekend and some holiday availability required.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Groundskeeper

Under the supervision of the Grounds Manager, perform year-round maintenance of the lawns, shrubs and grounds of all of Old Sturbridge Village properties.

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 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:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related grounds keeping experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the safe operation of power and hand tools and equipment.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid driver’s license.

Independent Action:

Duties are generally proceduralized, allowing the incumbent to perform independently with intermittent close supervision. Problems not clearly defined are reviewed with the Grounds Manager to determine the course of 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 and walk. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move 25 pounds and frequently lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vison abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral 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 regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES       This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

 

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

Instructional Support Aides (Grades k-5) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as Instructional Support Aides for grades k-5. Instructional Support Aides work under teachers’ (general education and special education) direct supervision to give students additional attention and instruction. The successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission of providing k-8 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. Additionally, successful candidates must reflect EL Education’s collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.” See below for more details.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

Responsibilities:

 

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

Physical Therapist Assistant (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant to serve grades k-5. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  Our Physical Therapist Assistant must possess a passionate commitment to help our students develop skills needed to fully participate in and out of the classroom. He/she must implement fun, exciting programs to help students grow in the areas of motor development and student participation in everyday routines both in and out of the classroom.    The physical therapist assistant is a vital member of the school team who works closely with the Physical Therapist and Director of Student Support to create schoolwide programs and frameworks for before and extended day programs in the school and in Old Sturbridge Village that will promote growth for all Academy students. The Physical Therapist Assistant reports to the Physical Therapist and Director of Student Support. See below for more details.

Physical Therapist Assistant Qualifications:

Physical Therapist Assistant Responsibilities:

​Other Expectations:

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)

​Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and 2 letters of reference to jobs@osv.org  

 

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a dedicated Speech and Language Pathology Assistant. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  The SLPA must possess a passionate commitment to help our students develop skills needed to fully participate in and out of the classroom. He/she must implement fun, exciting programs to provide services to children with language/speech delays and impairments. The SLPA is a vital member of the school team who works closely with the Speech-Language Pathologist and Director of Student Support to create schoolwide programs and frameworks for before and extended day programs in the school and in Old Sturbridge Village that will promote social skill growth for all Academy students. The SLPA reports to the Speech-Language Pathologist and the Director of Student Support. See below for more details.

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant Qualifications:

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant Responsibilities:

​Other Expectations:

Opportunities:

Compensation:

This is a contracted part-time position.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

​Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and 2 letters of reference to jobs@osv.org  

 

Elementary Teachers (Grades k-2) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as general education teachers for grades k-2. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum. See below for more details.

Elementary Teacher Qualifications:

Teacher Responsibilities:

Other Expectations:

Opportunities:

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions:

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

In your cover letter, please address the following:

2 letters of recommendation

3 references with contact information

resume

Elementary Teachers (Grades 3-5) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as general education teachers for grades 3-5. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum. See below for more details.

Elementary Teacher Qualifications:

Teacher Responsibilities:

Other Expectations:

Opportunities:

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions:

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

In your cover letter, please address the following:

2 letters of recommendation

3 references with contact information

resume

 

Part-Time Speech Language Pathologist (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is dedicated to building a diverse workforce committed to providing a supportive and nurturing school community helping all students to succeed in becoming 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, is looking for staff who will help to foster a learning environment that represents all aspects of the diversity spectrum. Staff members will be supporting four distinguished key elements: a commitment to community, a commitment to quality work, a commitment to real-world applications and a commitment to imagination, exploration, and immersion.

Professional Responsibilities:

Application Instructions:

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

School Nurse (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Public Charter School is seeking a school nurse.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

The Successful Candidate will have the Ability to:

The Successful Candidate will have Knowledge of:

Qualifications:

Education:

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and 2 letters of reference to jobs@osv.org

Lodges Housekeeper (Seasonal)

Working with additional housekeeping staff, this position will perform seasonal cleaning and general maintenance duties for guest rooms and general areas.

This position is seasonal and may offer up to 24 hours per week.

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

Lodges Guest Services Representative (Part-time, flex shift)

Working with the Front Desk Manager, this is a split shift Front Desk Lodging Representative position. Front Desk staff coordinates front office activities to assure that guest service standards are consistently met.

Applicants must be able to work combination of weekdays, weekends and holidays, if and when necessary.

Front Desk Lodging Representative Responsibilities:

Requirements:


Please send resume to jobs@osv.org

 

Lodges Guest Services Representative (Full-time, 3rd shift)

Working with the Front Desk Manager, this is a full time, third-shift Front Desk Lodging Representative position. Front Desk staff coordinates front office activities to assure that guest service standards are consistently met.

Applicants must be able to work combination of weekdays, weekends and holidays, if and when necessary.

Front Desk Lodging Representative Responsibilities:

Requirements:


Please send resume to jobs@osv.org