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:
A Manager of Children’s Programs
This full time exempt position will oversee the conceptualization, scheduling, and implementation of daily public programs, elementary school arts and science residencies, and seasonal events for children aged 0-8 and their families. SICM programs have an interdisciplinary focus on the visual and performing arts, culture and science.
Works closely with other staff towards the cleaning, repair, maintenance, fabrication and installation of exhibitions and gallery shows. The primary focus of this position is on the daily care and upkeep of exhibit components, ensuring they are maintained to a high level, and conducting or arranging repairs when required.
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.