Join Our Team 2017-03-08T11:11:00+00:00

Join Our Team

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.


Administrative Assistant
Renowned regional museum of art and history seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director.  The position will provide support to the director and other staff members during a two- to three-year project. Duties include administrative and secretarial tasks such as typing, filing, managing mail and email correspondence, and scheduling meetings and presentations. This position will be the administrative contact with trustees, key donors, and others in the Museum community, responding to inquiries and keeping the Executive Director informed. The ideal candidate is able to work independently, prioritize, and multi-task as well as be resourceful, a good problem solver and highly organized.  The position requires sensitivity, a sense of humor, and ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and trustees. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 2-3 years experience, and excellent verbal and written skills required. Detailed description here.  If you are interested in joining our team, email cover letter, resume, two professional references and a writing sample to


Bennington Museum in Bennington, Vermont is southern Vermont’s oldest and largest collecting institution and strives to showcase and model the creativity of Vermont in all its forms.  We are seeking enthusiastic life-long learners to present educational tours and programs to school groups and to adult tour groups. The ideal candidates will have experience working with children and a passion for sharing knowledge with people of all ages.  This position requires exceptional public speaking skills and the ability to confidently present information to audiences of various ages and types.  Candidate should have completed or be working toward an undergraduate degree in Museum Education, Education, Museum Studies, Art, Art History, History or related field.  The Docent/Educator position enjoys a great deal of flexibility and depends on the school group and bus tour schedules. Busiest times are August through October and April through June, when hours range from 5 to 20 per week.   For more information check here.  If you think this opportunity is for you, email cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to



We are an equal opportunity employer. Positions are posted on this page as they become available.

Volunteer opportunities.