The Staten Island Children’s Museum, a 48-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:
An Animal Caretaker to be responsible for the feeding and care of the museum’s living collection. The collection includes but is not limited to insects, tarantulas, scorpions, crustaceans, amphibians and reptiles. The position requires 2-3 hours/4x a week, with a flexible schedule. We are seeking candidates with a degree in veterinary science, life science and/or related field, and/or equivalent experience. Veterinary certifications preferred as well as knowledge about the Association of Zoo and Aquarium standards and the ability to lift 40 pounds. For more info, please see the Animal Caretaker Job Announcement.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Animal Caretaker” and your last name in the subject line.
A Technician Consultant to work on repairing, maintaining, and updating the technological components of our exhibits – including but not limited to computers (hardware and software), Arduinos, and various electronic components. This position is for approximately 10 hours per month (may vary slightly based on projects), with flexible weekday scheduling. Salary range is $23-$25/hour.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Technician Consultant Application” and your last name in the subject line.
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 Application” 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.