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Are you are energetic and forward thinking? A team player with a love of art and history?

Bennington Museum is a dynamic museum of Art, History and Innovation. We collect, interpret, and celebrate the creativity of our region and of Vermont across time, and produce award-winning exhibitions and exciting events. While our staff is small, we are energetic, progressive, and spontaneous. Some of our best ideas for exhibitions and events come from hallway conversations and meetings at the coffee machine.

Whether you are interested in a professional or support position, seasonal or year-round opportunity, being with us part-time or full-time, coming on board as a salaried employee or as a volunteer, or for an academic internship, we would be happy to speak with you.

Bennington Museum is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in all forms.

Bennington Museum
Art • History • Innovation
Date: July 2019
Renowned regional museum of art and history seeks an Executive Director

Bennington Museum – Executive Director 07/16/2019

Position Summary

The Executive Director (ED) will be a broad-thinking, goal- and people-oriented executive who values community engagement and leads with a clear sense of purpose and direction. As the face of the organization, the ED will further elevate the museum as a cultural and educational resource and tourist destination across Bennington and the tri-state area. Reporting to the board of trustees, the ED will have day-to-day oversight of all museum operations, with an active presence. This individual will ensure widely held museum best practices are followed in the care and stewardship of collections and in all matters related to board governance and financial management, as appropriate for an accredited museum. The ED will be an engaged member of the local community and work to maximize community partnerships with the museum. This individual will work in partnership with the board to cultivate relationships and financial resources while educating, engaging, and energizing the board in its role as fundraisers, policymakers, and community ambassadors. This individual will build a culture of teamwork, open communication, innovation, and commitment to the history, culture, diversity, and traditions of Bennington, Vermont, and the surrounding region.


Applications and Inquiries
Please submit a letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments (electronic submissions
preferred) to:

Ms. Wyona Lynch-McWhite
Vice President
292 Newbury Street, Suite 315
Boston, MA 02115-2801
Tel (888) 234.4236 Ext. 225
Bennington Museum is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in all forms.



Bennington Museum
Art • History • Innovation
Date: July 2019
Renowned regional museum of art and history seeks an Assistant Bookkeeper.
Reports to: Part-Time Bookkeeper and Acting Directors

This part-time position with the Bennington Museum provides support to the part-time Bookkeeper, other managers and staff members in the Administrative Offices. Responsibilities include entering and processing daily income and invoices, bill-pay, and preparing the daily bank deposits. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized, process-oriented self-starter who is able to sensitively handle and assemble highly confidential information. The position requires flexibility, a sense of humor, and ability to work collaboratively. Previous experience working with bookkeeping software in a professional setting is required.

The Assistant Bookkeeper is a part-time or contract position of around 10 hours per week on average, depending on special project deadlines. The schedule is flexible, but should be regular once established, and the majority of hours should align with the open hours of the Museum.

Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and two professional references to

Read more about the responsibilities and skills and education requirements.


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