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: General Services Aide
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The basic function of this position is janitorial services and miscellaneous jobs (perform general services work orders, move and deliver supplies (such as toilet paper, cups, plates, etc.) and assist with event set up and take down). The General Services Aide will maintain the overall cleanliness of all facilities at Winterthur. This position assists in ensuring guest and staff satisfaction is achieved by maintaining the cleanliness of the facilities.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience in the janitorial field. Minimum knowledge/skills: Knowledge of housekeeping operational procedures. Knowledge of basic sanitation requirements/controls and applications of relevant cleaning chemicals. Basic knowledge of hand tools. Basic knowledge of carpet cleaning procedures. Ability to walk into a room, analyze what needs to be done and get the job done. Duties will involve lifting, bending, stretching, reaching and moving at a fast pace. Able to walk and stand for extended period of time. Position requires indoor and outdoor work, weather permitting. Minimum experience: 2 year janitorial experience with a HS diploma/GED or equivalent years of experience.
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JOB TITLE: Assoc/Full Conservator, Library
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: is responsible for a wide range of activity within the employee’s conservation discipline. The Associate Conservator demonstrates competency in conservation technology, hand skills, preventive conservation and collection work. The individual will serve as an adjunct professor for the Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) by being capable of researching, mentoring and teaching graduate students at a high professional level. He/she will collaborate with other collections staff and faculty including conservators, curators, librarians, educators and scientists and may direct the work of other staff. The Associate Conservator is professionally aware of changes and trends and stays current with conservation literature and standards. He/she demonstrates professional involvement by engaging with established conservation publications and organizations and is an ambassador for the profession. He/she will engage in patron development under the guidance of senior staff.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: A master’s degree in conservation. Minimum knowledge/skills: A well developed understanding of the individual’s conservation discipline and its application to the care, treatment and assessment of collection objects. Strong conservation technology and hand skills. Good knowledge of museum practices and procedures. Strong knowledge of preservation housing of decorative and fine art, library and archival material. Good knowledge of treatment techniques such as stabilization, surface cleaning and loss compensation. Good knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of conservation. Able to complete research, writing, publication and teaching within the discipline. Detail oriented, organized. Minimum experience: MA/MS - 7 years in conservation discipline with 5 of the 7 years in a conservation dept, with PhD 4 years in conservation discipline with 3 of the 4 years in a conservation dept.
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735
Winterthur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.