Isamu Noguchi, Momo Taro, 1977-78. Gift of the Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Inc.
Storm King Art Center, seeks reliable, trustworthy, approachable, and good natured, Guides to join our team during our busy season. This is a temporary role through November 30, 2014 for weekends and holiday Mondays with potential for rehire for the 2015 Season.
Our team of Seasonal Staff are essential to the smooth running of the Art Center. Guides are responsible for enhancing our visitors experience in a friendly and professional manner. Guides assist visitors by answering questions and by providing information on Storm King exhibitions, artists and artwork, site, amenities and services, but also are responsible for protecting Storm King property through observation of and interaction with the visitors. Guides are stationed throughout the grounds at key visitor locations, both indoors and outdoors. Guides provide support for site education, and events, and with training may be responsible for VIP tours. Guides may also assist with booth relief, support operations and assist with administrative tasks as needed.
Weekend positions are available for 6 and 8 hour shifts. Typical work days are 9am to 6pm. Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days. Storm King is open holiday Mondays.
Candidates should have a love of art and nature, enjoy working with the public, and being outdoors in all weather conditions. Must be able to interact with visitors and staff in a friendly and professional manner. Must show a willingness to be learn about Storm King and current exhibitions and be prepared to answer questions about specific sculptures and artists. Work closely with Safety Officers to monitor and enforce compliance with Storm King’s rules and policies. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk the grounds. Ability to patrol by provided bicycle a plus. Occasional lifting.
To apply please send your resume to Donna Ricci, Human Resources Consultant at email@example.com with “Guide 2014” in the subject or mail to: Storm King Art Center, ATTN: Donna Ricci, 1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553.
Storm King Art Center is an EEO institution/employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.