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

IT Technician

The IT Technician is responsible for providing support to end-users for our technology solutions. Working closely with end-users the IT Technician will diagnose, repair, and maintain hardware and software components to ensure the smooth running of computer systems. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills to interact with all departments at Old Sturbridge Village. The IT Technician will report to the Director of IT. : This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must be able to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions.

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

Human Resources Generalist

Old Sturbridge Village is currently seeking a highly motivated Human Resources Generalist to support all day-to-day aspects of the Human Resources Operation as well as provide consultative and day-to-day HR Services support that impacts the immediate and future state of the Museum and Academy. This person will provide perspective and consultation on comprehensive HR policy, programs and processes and consult on HR services ensuring that leaders have considered all appropriate options. We are excited to find a candidate that is continually looking for ways to improve and offer support to the business that improve delivery of service, better alignment with business needs and improve overall efficiency. This position will report to the Director of Human Resources. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Qualifications:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

Coordinator of Internships and Fellowships

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor living history museum in New England, seeks an energetic and entrepreneurial professional to lead, manage, and expand our Intern and Fellow Programs. The Coordinator of Internships and Fellowships is a full-time position in the Museum Education Department and will report to the Director of Education. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with a higher education and post-graduate audiences, creating community partnerships, and attracting a diverse group of interns and fellows to Old Sturbridge Village. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to Diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

The Coordinator of Internships and Fellowships will oversee the existing College Internship and Fellowship Programs, and be tasked with growing and expanding these programs in the future. The current Summer College Internship program brings approximately 25 interns to the museum each summer for a 12-week intensive experience. For more information about the internship program visit: https://www.osv.org/about/working-at-the-village/internship-opportunities-at-the-village/college-internships/

The Yearlong Fellowship program is aimed at those who would like an in-depth opportunity to learn more about living history museums. Currently, Fellows focus on a specific area of the Interpretation and Curatorial departments, and at Old Sturbridge Academy working with an expert/mentor during their one year stay. Fellows live on campus at OSV. Areas of focus include: Curatorial work, Trades, Crafts, Households, Agriculture, Horticulture, Classroom Education, and Costume Study & Production. For more information about the fellowship program visit: https://www.osv.org/about/working-at-the-village/fellowships/

Essential Duties:

Qualifications:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

Full Time Museum Custodian

Old Sturbridge Village is currently seeking a custodian to perform year-round cleaning duties for the Museum’s public restrooms, buildings, offices, exhibit spaces and other large-scale cleaning and maintenance tasks as assigned. The primary responsibilities will be cleaning and maintaining the historical locations in the village, common areas and office areas to ensure the overall cleanliness and sanitation of Old Sturbridge Village facilities, buildings, and grounds. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Must be able to work 5 days a week, 5:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with weekend and holiday availability, required.

Responsibilities:

Skills:

Knowledge and ability to properly use chemicals, general equipment and tools of the custodial trade.

Requirements:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

Current Job Openings | Part-Time and/or Seasonal

21st Century District Coordinator (Part-time)

The 21st Century District Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Extended Day Program, based at Old Sturbridge Village in the Museum Education Center. The 21st CCLC Program is operated under the guidelines of the 21st CCLC grants mandated by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DESE). The District Coordinator position is responsible for all program-related data collection, reporting, budget, and fulfilling grant requirements. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging 10 hours per week.

21st CCLC Programs support the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly high needs students. The program is a museum-based program that offers students a broad array of project-based learning enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs. The school year program is for Kindergarten-5th grade students and runs Tuesday-Friday, with periodic program days during weekends or school vacations. There is also a summer program that runs for 4-6 weeks in July and August. This role will ensure Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage-breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Qualifications:

Essential Duties:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

21st Century Program Site Coordinator (Part-time)

The 21st Century Site Coordinator is responsible for the daily management of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Extended Day Program, based at Old Sturbridge Village in the Museum Education Center. The 21st CCLC Program is operated under the guidelines of the 21st CCLC grants mandated by Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DESE). The position is part-time, 20 hours per week. The required hours are Monday-Friday, 2:00-5:30, with additional flexible planning hours to total 20 hours per week.

21st CCLC Programs support the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly high needs students. The program is a museum-based program that offers students a broad array of project-based learning enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs. The school year program is for Kindergarten-5th grade students and runs Tuesday-Friday, with periodic program days during weekends or school vacations. This role will ensure Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Qualifications:

Essential Duties:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

Regular, Part-time Museum Educator

Do you love working with children? Looking for a 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 and the Learning Through Experiences Program. Both programs are for students who attend Old Sturbridge Academy, a Kindergarten through 7th grade public charter school located on the Old Sturbridge Village campus.

The Learning Through Experience (LTE) program is an immersive, educational program that occurs every Monday from 11:00 am-2:30 pm and Tuesday from 9:30-2:30 pm.

The 21st Century Learning Centers Program (21st CCLC) is a Massachusetts Department of Education-funded afterschool enrichment program. The program runs Tuesday-Thursday from 2:30-5:30 pm and there is additional planning and meeting time built into the schedule. This is a project-based learning 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.

The schedule for this position is flexible, with hours ranging from 5-15 regular hours per week depending on the availability of the people hired, with potential to work additional hours Monday-Friday based on teaching needs including school field trips and Home School Days.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

Qualifications:

Essential Duties:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 

Part Time Line Cook

This position will help prepare and serve food using recipes and menu items created by the Executive Chef and helps keep the kitchen running smoothly. This role will contribute to Old Sturbridge Village’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage-breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. Old Sturbridge Village, a museum and learning resource of New England life, invites each visitor to find meaning, pleasure, relevance, and inspiration through the exploration of history.

Old Sturbridge Village is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and OSV community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.

This is a part-time position with limited benefits.

Must be able to work approximately 25 hours a week with a flexible schedule consisting of days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties:

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

Qualifications:

Preferred:

Old Sturbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Old Sturbridge Village to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or membership in the uniformed services.

Applicants who wish to apply should submit their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org