The Staten Island Children’s Museum, a 47-year-old institution promoting learning through play, is located on the grounds of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens and provides a lively work environment.
The Children’s Museum will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off site during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.
We are currently seeking:
External Affairs Coordinator
Do you have a passion for organizing, like to coordinate projects, write the perfect thank you note, and love throwing parties? We are seeking a tech-savvy individual to serve as External Affairs Coordinator in our exciting and fast-paced External Affairs department. The External Affairs Coordinator will help us attract more members and cultivate donors to support the hands-on exhibits and creative programming we provide that helps children from throughout the region engage in learning with joy. The ultimate purpose of the position is to help raise funds and visibility to support The Staten Island Children’s Museum’s unique educational exhibits and programs for children and families. The best candidate will have a passion for our mission, and an entrepreneurial, positive, and proactive spirit.
Part-time Play Facilitators support visitor experiences in the Museum’s permanent exhibits and outdoor spaces. Their responsibilities include registering admission tickets, interfacing with visitors to ensure they feel welcomed and oriented, monitoring and maintaining the Museum’s exhibits, and working cooperatively with a dynamic team to ensure visitors have a positive experience. During spring of 2021, Play Facilitators will primarily work on weekends and select holidays, with some weekday opportunities as available. For more information please see the Play Facilitator Job Description.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume as 1 PDF to email@example.com with “[Your Last Name]–PlayFacilitator” in the subject header. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Visual Arts and Theater Teaching Artists
Seeking qualified and experienced Teaching Artists for the current school year. We are looking for flexible and creative individuals for In-school and After-school residencies with our partnership schools on Staten Island and in Brooklyn. Teaching Artists must have a passion for arts education, 2 or more years of experience teaching their art form(s) and knowledge of the NYC Blueprint for Teaching and Learning. Zoom/Google Classroom knowledge is a plus. For more information, please see the Visual Arts and Theater Teaching Artists Job Announcement.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Teaching Artist” and your last name in subject line.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in our employment policies.
The museum is a smoke and drug free workplace. No phone calls please.