Chief Development Officer

Development Officer who will lead Hancock Shaker Village’s special projects fundraising efforts. Working closely with the director and trustees, he or she will be responsible for raising funds for major gifts, planned giving, a legacy campaign currently in the quiet phase, and special projects.  We seek a dynamic colleague who can think, write, and speak with clarity and wit, who works well collaboratively, can manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines.

Full description:  Chief Development Officer

Livestock Manager

The Livestock Manager at HSV is responsible for a variety of tasks related to the wellness of our livestock and the experience of our visitors in the barn. It is a 70/30 split between barn tasks and programming tasks. They work closely with the Director of Farm and Facilities and our CSA manager to keep the whole farm healthy, happy, and sustainable. All educational programming is put together in coordination with the Director of Education.  Livestock Manager

Please send resume and cover letter to lpizani@hancockshakervillage.org

Curatorial Assistant

Hancock Shaker Village is seeking a part-time Curatorial Assistant to support activities in the curatorial/collections department, which intersects with the museum’s library and archives. Founded in 1960, Hancock Shaker Village seeks to enliven and preserve the story of the Shakers, a spiritual utopian community who lived at the site from 1790 until 1960. Through exhibitions, public programs, collections stewardship, agricultural operations, and permanent site-specific exhibits, Hancock promotes the appreciation of the aesthetics, beliefs, achievements, and controversies that continue to define the living legacy of the Shaker experience in America.

Full description:  Curatorial Assistant

Windgate Fellowship – Collections Department

Hancock Shaker Village is thrilled to partner with the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design to offer a 2019 Windgate Fellowship in the Collections Department. Reporting to the Curator, the Windgate Fellow will work alongside staff, interns, and volunteers at a vibrant outdoor museum and living farm in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Founded in 1960, Hancock Shaker Village seeks to enliven and preserve the story Shakers, a spiritual utopian community who lived at the site from 1790 until 1960. Through exhibitions, public programs, collections stewardship, agricultural operations, and permanent site-specific exhibits, Hancock promotes the appreciation of the aesthetics, beliefs, achievements, and controversies that continue to define the living legacy of the Shaker experience in America.

Find a full fellowship description, parameters, qualifications, and application process HERE.