Career Opportunities

Operations and Membership Assistant

The Vermont Historical Society is seeking a full-time Operations and Membership Assistant, working out of the Vermont History Center in Barre. Job duties include assisting with the operations of the organization, stewardship of members and volunteers, and development-related tasks associated with fundraising campaigns, membership, planned giving, and special events. Associates degree in business or other appropriate discipline, plus two years of relevant experience required. Bachelor’s degree and experience with Raiser’s Edge or other donor management databases preferred. 

This is a full-time position with benefits, including a pension plan, retirement plan, life, health and dental insurance. Some Saturday work required. Starting salary around $37,000. 

A full job description is available here. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to John Grosvenor, Director of Finance & Operations, john.grosvenor@vermonthistory.org. Application deadline July 26.

Collections Manager

The Vermont Historical Society is seeking a full-time Collections Manager who will be responsible for the cataloging, care, preservation, and general management of the Society’s singular and extensive museum collections. The Collections Manager, working out of the offices in Barre, oversees exhibit installations, loans of objects, and use of museum collections as well as conservation and appropriate storage of artifacts. A Master’s degree in History, Museum Studies, or other appropriate field with specialized focus in managing a diverse collection, knowledge of collections care practices, basic conservation skills and knowledge of exhibition installation guidelines required.

This is a full-time position with benefits, including a pension plan, retirement plan, life, health and dental insurance. Vermont State Pay Grade 21. A full job description is available here. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Steve Perkins, Executive Director, at steve.perkins@vermonthistory.org. Application deadline August 11.

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