Below are the positions that are currently available at the Farnsworth.

Position: Full-time Accounting Clerk

Date Posted: 1.21.20

The Farnsworth Art Museum, located on Main St. in Rockland, is seeking a full-time, benefits eligible Accounting Clerk. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. Qualified applicants must be able to understand general accounting principles, perform basic bookkeeping functions including accounts payable, payroll, and daily receipts. Task include reconciling vendor statements, preparing 1099s, processing  employee payroll, tax deposits, and filings, and entering daily sales, admission receipts, and posting journal entries.

Qualifications include an Associate’s degree or five years accounting experience, excellent computer skills; specifically with Excel and accounting software programs. Great Plains Microsoft Dynamics experience a plus. Must have Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.

Interested applicants please forward information to 

Position: Coordinator, Public Programs

Date Posted: 12.11.19

Full-time Coordinator, Public Programs position is responsible for creating and overseeing year-round museum programming, including lectures, films, studio art classes, and community programs that serve children, adults, and families.

Plans and implements lectures related to the museum’s collection and special exhibitions, organizes studio art classes for all ages, helps develop and execute programming for families including the Fall Family Festival and Share the Wonder, manages all administrative aspects of programs, including ticketing, online sales and working with lecturers and artists. Cultivates partnerships and collaborations with other organizations.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills necessary. Knowledge of art history and studio art practice, database management experience, BA and five years professional working experience in a museum or arts field.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to

Position: Guard

Date Posted: 5/18

Part-time position reporting to the Chief of Security


  • Ensuring the protection of artwork, staff, visitors and buildings and grounds
  • Assist visitors with specific needs, questions, or problems
  • Assist at special events as assigned as well as with daily security and safety tasks


  • High School Diploma
  • Security or law enforcement experience or security training preferred
  • Good communication skills, willingness to work a flexible schedule, and ability to stand and walk for long periods of time necessary.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to or fill out an application at the main desk: 16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME 04841.