Employment at Strawbery Banke Museum
Strawbery Banke Museum is a comfortable and progressive workplace where staff members work as a team to provide the highest quality experience for visitors. The importance of each individual employee's contributions to the success of the museum cannot be overstated. Strawbery Banke Museum's goal is for the employment experience to be mutually beneficial and gratifying.
All new staff members receive a copy of the Strawbery Banke Museum Employee Handbook
and are asked to acknowledge that they have read it, understand it, and agree to comply with it. This Employee Handbook has been developed to help staff members become acquainted with Strawbery Banke Museum's policies and procedures that are integral to the success of the organization and its employees.
In addition to their job-specific responsibilities and qualifications, the following qualifications are required of all SBM staff members:
- Positive, collegial attitude and ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels of the organization including direct reports, colleagues, supervisor, volunteers, and visitors of all ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds.
- Strawbery Banke is committed to fostering a workplace that is truly equitable, inclusive, and accessible for a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and visitors. It is an essential requirement that every Museum staff member actively contributes to a culture of empathy, dignity, trust, and respect. Each person at Strawbery Banke agrees to proactively prevent and address issues such as unconscious bias, harassment, gender disparity, racial inequity, political divisiveness, and barriers to accessibility.
Strawbery Banke Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Join the Museum team and help share Portsmouth/Seacoast history with visitors from all over the world.
Current Employment Opportunities:
For questions, please contact Jessica Crowley, Director of Human Resources via 603.792.0825 or jcrowley[at]sbmuseum.org.
- Landscape Maintenance Associate, Full-time, Year-round
The Landscape Maintenance Associate maintains all aspects of the museum’s outdoor landscape including historic gardens, ornamental gardens, walkways, museum roads, garden architectural elements, and parking lots.
In addition to the landscape tasks, this position is an integral member of the Facilities Department and tasked with assisting with events and wintertime buildings and grounds maintenance.
On-site housing provided; This position requires the employee to reside in Strawbery Banke housing as a condition of employment in order to respond to off-hour emergencies during scheduled on-call shifts 3-4 nights per week, and snow removal on walkways as needed in winter months.
Click here to read the full job description and access application instructions.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
17th-Century Sherburne House Archaeology (virtual mini-lecture)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 4 PM EST
Join Alexandra Martin, Museum Archaeologist, as she discusses the findings of the Archaeological Field School during the 2019 excavation at the c.1695 Sherburne House. Free and open to the public. Preregistration required.
Virtual Homeschool Day: Archaeology Myth-Busters!
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 2:30 PM EST
Join Alexandra Martin, Museum Archaeologist, as she dispels some of the myths about her work. Through an interactive slideshow and a lively conversation, learn what archaeology is really like.
American Girls Virtual Book Club
Session III: Meet Molly: An American Girl; Tuesday, April 27 - Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Get to know historical fiction characters from the American Girl Doll series with the Strawbery Banke American Girls Book Club. Designed for ages 6+
Guided Mother's Day Tours
Sunday, May 9, 2021, from 10 AM - 3 PM
Join Strawbery Banke for a special Mother's Day tour celebrating Puddle Dock families and their matriarchs. During a 60-minute guided tour, explore three historic houses, meet a roleplayer, and learn the meaning of family throughout history.
2021 Virtual Archaeology Field School
Monday, June 21 - Friday, July 2, 2021
6 spaces remaining!
This virtual online course is intended to offer students in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, history, or related fields training in archaeological methodology.