Employment

Assistant Registrar
Full-time position reporting to the Registrar.  This person will be a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to assist the Registrar with all aspects of collection management and exhibition installation.  Specific duties include database management (Vernon Systems), Rights and Reproduction services, collection accessioning, loan processing, condition reports and art handling. Occasional travel is required. Successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, computer (knowledge of database programs, Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop a must) and organizational skills, and have the physical stamina required to lift 50 pounds and be physically active for weeks at a time. Candidate must be self-motivated, flexible, and able to work on many different projects concurrently. 
Qualifications: 
B.A., preferably in Museum Studies or Art History required with at least two years of museum registration experience preferred.
Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org or fill out an application at the museum.
OE/AA

Historic House Interpreters,
Olson House, Cushing

The Farnsworth Art Museum is hiring seasonal part-time historic house interpreters for the Olson House in Cushing, the eighteenth-century saltwater farm where Andrew Wyeth painted his famous Christina's World. The house is open through Columbus Day weekend. Previous historic house and customer service experience preferred, but the museum will train interpreters to give tours of this National Landmark site. Please submit a cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org. 


Head of Visitor Services
Full-time position reporting to the Communications Officer. This person will be responsible for supervising, scheduling, and training visitor services staff at admissions desks throughout the museum.  Will also work with all departments to manage and ensure an excellent visitor experience.

Qualifications: Some post-secondary school education, 2-3 years customer service, including employee scheduling.  Computer skills including data entry and flexibility concerning work schedule to accommodate some evenings, weekends and holidays. Also requires outstanding communication and phone skills.  Must be highly motivated, able to work as part of a team, possess excellent organizational skills and tact, and be able to work with diverse groups including supporters, the general public, vendors, and staff.  
Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org

EOE/AA