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, supervisors, 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 jcrowley[at]sbmuseum.org.
Director of Human Resources, Full-time, Year-round
The Director of Human Resources (HR), supports a diverse group of employees (including year-round and seasonal staff members, volunteers, and interns) with all aspects of their Strawbery Banke experience. Responsibilities include recruiting, talent acquisition, onboarding, ongoing training and professional development opportunities, performance evaluations, goal-setting, employee engagement, and safety & compliance. The Director of HR fosters an organizational culture that is equitable, inclusive, and accessible for a diverse workforce.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
Historical Fiction Writing Virtual Homeschool Program
Tuesdays, Nov. 2-30, 2021, 9-10 AM
Learn the art of creative writing through the lens of history. Working with a professional author, students hone their writing skills, use real historical primary and secondary sources, and develop their imaginations.
Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10 AM-6 PM
Strawbery Banke Museum hosts the 2021 Dawnland StoryFest, New Hampshire's Annual Indigenous Storytelling Festival. This year's festival is held online via Zoom and is dedicated in memory of Wolf Song, a well-respected and much loved Vermont Abenaki traditional storyteller. Free to attend. Suggested donation of $10. Preregistration required.
Learn to Skate Session 1 Enrollment
Registration begins Monday, November 1, 2021, at 10 AM
Learn to Skate programs at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond are held on the outdoor ice rink at Strawbery Banke Museum. Lessons are taught by Lisa Langley, professional skating instructor.
Candlelight Stroll Under the Stars
Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 2021.
An outdoor-only experience to be held in rain, snow, or starlight. For the second year, Strawbery Banke presents "Candlelight Stroll Under the Stars," focusing on the lights, wreaths, roleplayers, and magic on the exteriors of the Museum's historic buildings. Covid-19 protocols followed. Ticket sales begin 11/3/21 at 10 AM.