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

The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum seek the following positions:


Food Service Worker • Part-Time, Seasonal (August- December) position • Hourly Rate: $14.20
Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum are seeking Cafe Attendants for the Fenimore Cafe and Crossroads Cafe. Cafe Attendants prepare and serve all food and beverages to visitors of the museums. Cooking and/or food prep experience is preferred but we are willing to train enthusiastic individuals. Serv-Safe is a plus as is cashier or POS experience. Successful candidates will have a professional appearance and display strong customer service skills. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and occasional evening events. EOE

Applications are available at fenimoreart.org or farmersmuseum.org. Completed applications may be sent to: Human Resources, Fenimore Art Museum, PO Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326,  emailed to: hr@fenimoreart.org, or call Mary at 607-547-1462. EOE


Staff Accountant • Full-time • Salary Range: $42,000 – $46,000
Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum are seeking a full time Staff Accountant to join our team. The Staff Accountant will be trained to work in our Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable areas and will learn to process the weekly check run; manage vendor files; communicate with vendors and staff; maintain the fixed assets ledger; prepare 1099s; handle credit applications; process cash receipts; billing invoices; and prepare quarterly sales taxes, and daily bank deposits. The successful candidate will be able to thrive in a busy environment; be highly organized and efficient; be a team player; communicate clearly and professionally and have earned a minimum of an Associate’s degree in accounting or business administration. Experience with Abila Accounting software and experience with not-for-profit fund accounting is preferred. This salaried position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Mary Myers, Associate Director for HR, PO Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326, or email to mary.myers@fenimoreart.org.

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