Isamu Noguchi, Momo Taro, 1977-78. Gift of the Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Inc.

Job Opportunities

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Storm King Art Center is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide high-level administrative support to the President.

Position Summary
The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative support predominantly to the President but will also assist with scheduling and travel coordination for the Director of Legal Affairs and Operations.  This position works closely with the entire staff, especially the senior staff, to coordinate and assist with all matters and activities that the President oversees.  This position also plays an integral role in managing logistics for meetings involving the Board of Directors, including the coordination of the bi-annual meetings and regular Board Committee meetings.  The Executive Assistant works independently on multiple tasks, displaying a high degree of sensitivity and discretion, and excellent organizational, writing, editing, and computer skills.  The position requires an enthusiastic and welcoming personality and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The Executive Assistant reports to the President.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
• Provides a wide range of administrative support to the President, including (but not limited to) maintaining his calendar; coordinating conference calls, meetings and appointments; managing expense reports; drafting correspondence and reports to donors and Board Members; and making travel arrangements
• Assists the President with time management and task prioritization to ensure successful completion of priority goals and objectives
• Assists the Director of Legal Affairs and Operations with coordinating calendars, conference calls, meetings and appointments, and making travel arrangements
• Assists with Storm King’s on- and off-site events and coordinates and collaborates with other departments as required
• Researches, compiles, drafts, edits and proofreads correspondence, documents presentations, letters, proposals and reports for the President
• Serves as a liaison to senior staff to coordinate materials needed for Board and Board Committee meetings in preparation for the President’s review
• Coordinates Board and various Board Committee meetings by securing locations; making catering arrangements; and compiling required materials for annual Board meetings and various Board Committee meetings
• Takes meeting minutes for Board and Board Committee meetings, edits and distributes minutes
• Arranges weekly Senior Staff and recurring All Staff meetings
• Ensures all department materials and correspondence are reviewed in a timely manner
• Develops donor and trustee outreach task lists and monitors status of tasks in coordination with Director of Development
• Liaises with Curatorial department to establish a list of recommended exhibits and events for the President to attend
• Meets with the President on a weekly (and sometimes daily) basis to review tasks, schedules and update priorities
• Responsible for managing electronic and hard copy administration and legal files
• Performs special projects as requested

Required Skills and Qualifications
• College degree (Associate’s or Bachelor’s) related to Business Administration or Communications, or related study strongly preferred
• A minimum of 3 years of experience providing administrative support, and exposure to standard office practices and procedures
• Ability to exercise independent judgment and take decisive action
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written form, and to interact with all levels of staff, Board members, donors, the public and visitors in a positive, professional and friendly manner
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Ability to safeguard confidential information and perform with a high-level of discretion, professionalism, and integrity
• Ability to guide projects and tasks through to completion
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
• Ability to handle complicated calendars and travel itineraries
• Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Experience with both the art world and major regional museums, exhibitions and venues strongly preferred
• Occasional travel to New York City required
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a car
• Must be available to work extended hours, including weekends and holidays, as necessary
• Ability to work outdoors, as required, in various weather conditions
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Windows 7 required
• Knowledge of database and efficiency software systems including Sage / Raiser’s Edge, Parallels, and Getting Things Done (GTD) a plus

To Apply: please send your cover letter and resume to Donna Ricci, Human Resources Consultant at d.ricci@stormkingartcenter.org with “Executive Assistant” in the subject.

 

SEASONAL BOOTH ATTENDANTS

Storm King Art Center, seeks reliable, trustworthy, approachable, and good natured, Part-Time Booth Attendants to join our team of Safety and Guides at our unique 500 acre site for the 2014 Season, April 2 through November 30, 2014.

Job Description
Our small team of Seasonal Staff are essential to the smooth running of the Art Center.  Booth Attendants are the first person guests’ encounter: they serve as the face of the Art Center and set the tone for an enjoyable visit.

Generally, Booth Attendants welcome visitors to Storm King, collect their admission, and notify visitors of special programs for the day.  In addition, Booth Attendants coordinate with office staff and the safety team in welcoming VIPs and group visits and accommodating any special guest needs or special events.

Hours
Part-Time positions are available for weekend shift including Monday holiday days.  Typical work day is 9 am to 6 pm, and until 8 pm Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days.   Storm King’s 2014 Season runs April 2 through November 30, 2014.

Benefits
Starting salary is $10 per hour.  Booth Attendants work a regular, agreed schedule with occasional opportunities for overtime. Booth Attendants are eligible to participate in Storm King’s 403(b) retirement plan.  AED and CPR training provided bi-annually.

Requirements
Candidates must have 1 year of cash register and/or point-of-sale experience. Excellent customer service skills. Experience working with visitors at an art, educational or similar organization is a plus.  Must be available to work weekends and holiday Mondays through November 30, 2014.  NY State Security Guard License preferred.  Must enjoy working with the public and being outdoors in all weather conditions.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time and willing to work in close proximity to others.  Occasional lifting.

To apply, please send your resume  with “Booth Attendant” in the Subject Line to Donna Ricci, Human Resources Consultant at d.ricci@stormkingartcenter.org with “Booth Attendant” in subject or mail to: Storm King Art Center, ATTN: Donna Ricci, P.O.  Box 280, Mountainville, NY 10953.  Storm King is an equal opportunity employer.

 

SEASONAL SAFETY OFFICERS

Storm King Art Center, seeks reliable, trustworthy, approachable, and good natured, unarmed Safety Officers to join our team of Safety and Guides at our unique 500 acre site for the 2014 Season, April 2 through November 30, 2014.

Job Description
Our small team of Seasonal Staff are essential to the smooth running of the Art Center.  Safety Officers are not only responsible for protecting our site, but they are the first friendly face our visitors see and are often the first people visitors turn to for assistance.

Safety Officers guard, patrol and monitor the outdoor and indoor premises as part of a managed team; they ensure the safety of Storm King’s property and collection, visitors and staff; they help with events, direct cars, assist visitors, escort special guests, drive the trams and respond to safety and security incidents.

Hours
Full and Part Time positions are available for the Wednesday-Sunday and for Friday-Sunday shifts with some flexibility. Typical work day is 9 am to 6 pm, and 8 pm Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days.  Storm King is open holiday Mondays.  Storm King’s 2014 Season begins April 2 and ends November 30, 2014.

Benefits
Starting salary is $12 per hour.  Safety Officers work a regular, agreed schedule with occasional opportunities for overtime.  Safety Officers can participate in Storm King’s 403(b) retirement plan.  AED and CPR training provided on a bi-annual basis.

Requirements
Candidates must have a current NY State Security Guard License or be able to be licensed during the season.  Storm King may provide assistance with the licensing application process for unlicensed applicants and provides recertification training for license renewals.   Must have a clean and valid driver’s license.  At least 1 year relevant experience preferred.  Must enjoy working with the public and being outdoors in all weather conditions.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk the grounds.  Occasional lifting.  Ability to conduct patrols on supplied bicycles a plus.

Please send your resume to Donna Ricci, Human Resources Consultant at d.ricci@stormkingartcenter.org with “Safety Officer” in subject or mail to: Storm King Art Center, ATTN: Donna Ricci, P.O.  Box 280, Mountainville, NY 10953.

 

SEASONAL GUIDES

Storm King Art Center, seeks reliable, trustworthy, approachable, and good natured, Guides to join our team of Safety and Guides at our unique 500 acre site for the 2014 Season, April 2 through November 30, 2014.

Job Description
Our small 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.

Hours
Full and part time positions are available for a combination of weekday and weekend schedules. All schedules include some weekend work. Typical work days are 9am to 6pm and 8pm Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days.  Storm King is open holiday Mondays.  Storm King’s 2014 Season began April 2 through November 30, 2014.

Benefits
Starting salary is $10.00 per hour.  Guides work a regular, agreed schedule with occasional opportunities for overtime.  Guides are eligible to participate in Storm King’s 403(b) retirement plan.  AED and CPR training provided.

Requirements
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 d.ricci@stormkingartcenter.org with “Guide” in the subject or mail to: Storm King Art Center, ATTN: Donna Ricci, P.O.  Box 280, Mountainville, NY 10953.

 

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.