Two positions available:
June 2011-June 2012
One year Fellowship
June 2011- June 2013
Two year Fellowship
Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is recruiting a one-year and a two-year Education Fellow.
The two-year position runs from June 2011 to June 2013. The one year position runs from June 2011 to June 2012. Fellows are integral members of the Education Department staff and play essential roles in all facets of the museum's educational services to the public including: academic programs for k-12 and homeschooled students; adult learners, special needs audiences; family audiences; seasonal staff, and more. Fellows provide administrative and logistical support for current programming and have the opportunity to be involved in the development of new programmatic initiatives
Candidates must be comfortable working with diverse publics. Experience working with children in academic or informal learning environments - school, camps, museums, etc. - required. Friendly, can-do attitude necessary, with good time management skills to juggle multiple responsibilities. Ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively, within the education department and with staff from across the museum. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Experience in research. CPR/first aid certification a plus.
B.A. or B.S. is required with background in studio art, art history, education, museum studies or similar expected. Valid driver's license to operate Museum vehicles, required. Ability to lift 35 lbs, ability to walk and stand for significant periods of time.
Annual stipend of $16,000 plus Museum housing provided, paid leave, and eligibility to participate in the Museum's 401(k) plan after 1 year (does not include medical benefits). There will be 6- and 12-month performance reviews.
To apply send brief cover letter, resume, two references, one letter of recommendation, and a list of relevant courses, grades, and overall GPA. Address application materials to Megan Zinner, HR, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT, 05482. Application materials and questions can be emailed to
Ms. Zinner firstname.lastname@example.org