Employment

Employment

The Farmers’ Museum and our affiliate, Fenimore Art Museum, offer a wide range of career opportunities for persons with a variety of experiences, skills, and educational backgrounds. Working here is exciting, challenging and rewarding.

To apply, send a completed Employment Application to Human Resources, PO Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326. (Note: Some job postings specify a different application process.)

 

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Museum Teacher • Seasonal Position – 2020 Academic School Year

The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum seek engaging individuals with an enthusiasm for sharing 19th Century history with students and visitors of all ages. The position provides many opportunities to learn trades and crafts from the past. Training will be provided.  Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills and be comfortable speaking in a one-on-one or group setting. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

To apply, or for more information, contact Human Resources at 607-547-1462 or email j.zinger@fenimoreart.org.EOE.

 

Interpreter • Seasonal Position – April 2020 – October 2020

The Farmers’ Museum is seeking history-minded, outgoing individuals to work as heritage interpreters in our mid-19thcentury rural village. These positions are seasonal (April-October), with employment up to 5 days per week. Training will be provided. Qualified candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills and be comfortable speaking in a one-on-one or group setting. Being a team player and engaging with the public are essential qualities.

To apply, or for more information, contact Human Resources at 607-547-1462 or email j.zinger@fenimoreart.org.EOE.

 

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Planning a future visit?

The seasons of the year are marked at our museum with celebrations that echo the spirit and traditions of rural New York State. Don’t miss our demonstrations and cute and cuddly animals. Pick the best time to visit!

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