Open Regular Full-Time Positions
Not only does Winterthur offer a unique working environment, we also provide a wide array of employee benefits. From a competitive retirement program to comprehensive health care options, there's a range of benefits available to you.
Health Care & Dental Plans
Short-term Disability Coverage
Long-term Disability Coverage
Quality of Work Life
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Service Recognition Programs
Free Guest Passes
Discounts in the Shops & Restaurant
Extended Hours to Access Gardens & Grounds
Current Open Regular Full-time Positions
JOB TITLE: Junior Carpenter
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Junior Carpenter works under the direction of the Carpenter and will utilize joinery equipment, carpenter power and hand tools, and masonry hand tools, ensure projects are completed in a timely and safe manner with an understanding of established Winterthur procedures. He/she will assist the Carpenter in roughing and finishing carpentry and cabinetry work in a shop environment or on Winterthur property in various buildings. The Junior Carpenter reads blueprints, builds to specifications using a variety of materials. He/she will be called to assist, not only with Special Events woodworking projects, but also with the maintenance and alterations of existing structures on the property. These projects range from performing minor roof repair to remodeling offices or customized cabinets.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Assist with maintenance to the structures on Winterthur property: -Make renovations and alterations to Winterthur buildings and offices and equipment rooms. -Rough and finish carpentry from beginning to end including new construction, maintenance and repair from building walls and framing out doors. -Perform minor roof repair such as replacing shingles in a small area to control water leaks -Repair suspended ceilings and tile; hang and tape drywall -Work with Masons to construct cement forms. -Estimate time, materials, and equipment required for jobs assigned and, requisition materials as required to ensure timely completion of projects -Perform general cleanup of woodworking material and equipment at job sites.. Assist Carpenter with projects for Special Events -Repair and install signs for major events, such as Point-to-Point -Build and install displays for planned events, such as Yuletide -Complete special woodworking requests for unexpected needs, such as changing exhibitions. -Provide recommendations on how to complete work more effectively. -Help in performing small wood repairs. -Aide in performing Cabinetry work. -Assist in maintaining equipment.
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JOB TITLE: Production Coordinator
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Production Coordinators primary responsibility is the traffic management of a large volume of print and electronic projects pertaining to Winterthur Museum marketing and institutional initiatives. The candidate for this position will work in close collaboration with the Senior Marketing and Creative Services Manager, with careful attention to meeting established standards of excellence. The Production Coordinator will oversee institutional projects from inception to completion, to include: developing budgets and securing vendor bids; scheduling; creating and maintaining electronic and hard copy job folders; working with designers, printers and mail houses to coordinate projects to meet deadlines within available budgets; reviewing and trafficking proofs to project stakeholders; proofreading; uploading files and mailing lists to vendors; and scheduling deliveries for nearly every department at Winterthur. The employee will maintain the project tracking system, generate and disseminate status reports, ensure schedules are adhered to, and comply with quality standards for the team as set forth by the Senior Marketing and Creative Services Manager. The candidate will manage the Winterthur Creative Services portal, Winterthur Stationery account, Creative Services database of images and logos, and Winterthur postal account. The Production Coordinator will also work closely with the Senior Marketing and Creative Services Manager to identify areas for improvement, and to advise solutions as to how to improve systems, productivity, and processes related to project quality and execution.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: B. A. in Communications, Marketing, Visual Communications, or related degree or field. Experience: Prior experience in production or ad traffic departments in a fast-paced work environment, or equivalent. Preferred: At least three years of comparable professional, related experience within marketing or comparable industry. Knowledge of print processes, print and industry terms and applications. Agency experience a plus. Graphic design experience a plus. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Candidate should demonstrate strong proficiency with Apple and IBM-compatible computers (WORD, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe Software, Outlook). Must be detail-oriented and possess communications planning expertise. Must display strong project management, time management, and organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Must exhibit a keen, sensitive eye for graphic design layout, editorial, and print quality, with strong proofreading skills. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with, and liaise with, institutional and outside professional contacts (vendors), with tact and sensitivity. Candidate should be a collaborative, solutions-oriented, strategic thinker and team player.
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JOB TITLE: Associate Curator of Education- Garden Programs
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Associate Curator of Education, Garden Programs is responsible for garden programs and administrative functions within the Horticulture Department. The position will be responsible for planning, marketing, maintaining, evaluating and implementing garden educational programs and events; coordinating the departmental intern program (including recruitment, paperwork, on-boarding, training, etc.); working with garden and event volunteers; and managing the departmental calendar for public programs and events as well as internal meetings and activities.
This hands-on position will actively manage the logistics, budgeting, detailed planning and implementation of garden programs, events, and the intern program and will create new programs periodically in order to continue to attract a growing multi-generational audience.
The position will also be involved in volunteer recruitment, training, and retention and will lead volunteer efforts in collaboration with other garden/Winterthur staff.
Administrative duties for the department will include such functions as ordering supplies and completing paperwork; coordinating departmental functions such as meetings, training, and responding to requests for tours; and working with other departments and individuals such as Finance, Facilities, HR, and the Volunteer Coordinator.
Plan and Implement Garden Programs & Events
This includes all logistics, but is not limited to, budgeting, scheduling, supervising on-site staff, set up of program spaces, and working with staff and volunteers to present programs to visitors in a clear, concise and engaging manner. Develop plans to publicize and market garden programs, including updating web page and blog, advertising, and providing content to Winterthur publications.
Provide guidance/training to on-site staff. Collaborate with colleagues within the department, in other departments, and outside Winterthur
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum: BS in Horticulture or related field and 5 years of related garden experience (work, internship, volunteer) Preferred: Two years professional full-time experience in the public garden field, including administration, program planning, coordination and implementation, and teaching or experience planning and implementing educational programs. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal Excellent presentation, organizational, and project management skills Strong knowledge of personal computers and related software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Good understanding of educational programming, program development and budgeting Must be able to research, create, and lead educational programs Knowledge of a wide range of horticultural techniques and information including strong understanding of horticulture terminology and proper gardening practices Strong supervisory skills Ability to work on individual and team projects Able to multitask and prioritize projects Must be willing and able to work long days (up to 12 hours) and have a flexible schedule (working weekends and holidays) as programs require Must be able to see, speak and hear questions posed at a normal tone Able to work with a variety of constituents, including donors, other garden professionals and the general public. Familiarity with a public garden environment. o Preferred: Good working knowledge of public gardens, horticulture trade groups and organizations. o Preferred: Good working knowledge of the Winterthur garden plants and design. Some knowledge and experience with event planning.
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735
Winterthur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.