Jobs 2017-12-20T12:19:27+00:00

Hancock Shaker Village is a great place to work. To apply for a current open position, please submit a cover letter and resume stating your interest in the position and qualifications to Leslie Pizani, Human Resources Manager, at   Hancock Shaker Village is an equal opportunity employer.


Director for Advancement

Hancock Shaker Village seeks a dynamic  Director for Advancement who will lead the Village’s comprehensive development efforts.  Working closely with the President and Trustees, he or she will also help develop and manage the strategic plan for the museum’s national fundraising program, and lead initiatives such as special projects, and strategic planning for a campaign that is in the early stages.  Equally important, the Director for Advancement will be a creative thinker in the growth and vitality of Hancock Shaker Village, helping to shape and fund programs, initiatives, and outreach that advance the Shaker legacy, which includes many achievements in social reform, agriculture, design, technology, and innovation.  The Shakers called this village the City of Peace, and in addition to being a museum of 20 buildings and 22,000 objects on an exquisite property of over 750 acres in mid-Berkshire County, Hancock Shaker Village is a working farm and presenter of the Shaker’s culture of rural preservation, agricultural ingenuity, and sustainability.  There’s as much reverence in pulling an onion as there is in singing Hallelujah, one Shaker said, and we have a lot to do in both regards.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Hancock Shaker Village is an EEO.  Interested candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and 2 references either via email to or in writing to Leslie Pizani, Hancock Shaker Village, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA  01202.


Group Tour and Site Rental Coordinator

The Group Tour and Site Rental Coordinator will develop and oversee a comprehensive site rental program for weddings, conferences, proms and the like, plus oversee and grow group tours and school groups. This position will also assist the Event Producer with public events throughout the season. Job requires some evening hours, weekend, and holiday work.


Summer Internship Program 2018

Hancock Shaker Village is now accepting applications for its Summer Internship Program.  The offers paid internships to qualified applicants in a variety of Village departments.  Unless otherwise noted, internships begin on June 4 and end August 10, 2018.  Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Curatorial
  • Museum Education
  • Events & Development
  • Marketing & PR
  • Museum Store
  • Farm & Garden (14-week program; start and end dates flexible)

For detailed descriptions, qualifications, and applications procedures, click here.   Applications are due by Friday, March 30, 2018.


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