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

Job Opportunities

ADMISSION CLERK
EARNED REVENUE & SERVICES INTERN
MARKETING INTERN
OFFICE ASSISTANT
SALES CLERK
VISITOR SERVICES

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Admission Clerk

Storm King Art Center is seeking Part Time Admission Clerks to work for the 2015 Season. The season runs through November 29, 2015. College students available to work through the end of November are welcome to apply.

Job Description:
Admission Clerks welcome visitors to Storm King, collect admission fees and notify visitors of special programs for the day. Coordinate with office staff and the safety team in welcoming VIPs and group visits and accommodating any special guest needs or special events. In addition, operate a point of sale iPad and cash register.

Hours
Part-time positions are available for a combination of weekday and weekend schedules. All schedules include weekend work. Typical work days are 9am to 6pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and 8pm Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days. Storm King is open on holiday Mondays and we require staff to work at least 2 holiday Mondays as needed.

Requirements

- Have the ability to operate or be trained to operate a point of sale iPad and cash register

- Have the ability to interact with visitors and staff in a consistent, friendly and professional manner

- Have a love of art and/or nature

- Enjoy working with the public

- Enjoy being outdoors in all weather conditions

- Have a willingness to learn about Storm King and the current exhibitions to answer questions about specific sculptures and artists

- Have the ability to stand for long periods of time and walk the grounds

- Have the ability to work closely with other staff members to monitor and enforce compliance with Storm King’s rules and policies

- Occasional lifting may be required

To apply please send your resume to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “Admission Clerk” in the subject. No phone calls please.

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Earned Revenue & Services Intern

Job Description:
In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of event planning in a fast paced, team oriented museum environment including:

- Assist with booking, coordinating and running a variety of events ranging in scale from 2 to 300 people; events will include weddings, corporate outings, dinners and meetings, photoshoots and private member functions

- Assist with drafting contracts, processing invoices, collection of payments and follow-up, and obtaining estimated site fees

- Assist with production of events from prep to break down including gathering supplies, room layout, food and beverage requests, audiovisual needs, tracking inventory and other tasks as needed

- Correspond with guests’ by responding to inquires and setting up appointments for site visits

- Create event memo’s for staff

- Data entry into database system, Abila (formerly Sage)

The ideal candidate must have

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Maintain a professional and friendly demeanor with both internal and external customers and vendors.

- Ability to safeguard confidential information and perform with a high-level of discretion and professionalism

- Strong attention to detail

- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

- Must be a team player with flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of tasks with a can do attitude.

- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is required

- Working knowledge of database software a plus but will train on Abila system

- Must be able to lift 50 lbs

This is a paid internship opportunity; if needed, credits can be coordinated through your college or university.

If you are an energetic and responsible individual who has a strong interest in learning about museums and event planning, then please submit your cover letter and resume via email to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “ERS Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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Marketing Intern

Storm King Art Center, one of the world’s premiere sculpture parks, seeks a paid intern to work on various marketing projects during the 2015 Season. This internship is for 3+ months 3-5 days a week.

About Storm King Art Center: Widely celebrated as one of the world’s leading sculpture parks, Storm King Art Center has welcomed visitors from across the globe for fifty years. It is located one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley, where its pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.

This unique position offers hands-on training in a fast-paced, team-oriented museum environment. The ideal candidate will also gain valuable insight into the art world while working on various marketing projects.

Job Description: In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of marketing including, but not limited to the following:

- Supporting marketing events

- Tracking marketing activities

- Tracking press mentions

- Assisting with Storm King’s social media presence

- Assisting with the preparation of weekly flyers for weekend events including a list of events and brief descriptions and communicate as needed with Visitor Services Staff

- Entering events on online calendars including date, time, description and photo

- Working with Senior Staff to create e-blasts and e-blast schedule

- Inputting survey and visitor data information

- Assisting with updates to Storm King’s website

- Photographing events and activities

- Assist with on and off-site events

The ideal candidate must have

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- A professional demeanor

- Strong attention to detail

- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

- The candidate must be a team player with flexibility and willingness to work in a variety of tasks

- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is required

- Working knowledge of Photoshop or InDesign a benefit

- Working knowledge of HTML and CSS a benefit

- Working knowledge of Constant Contact a benefit

This is a paid internship opportunity; if needed, credits can be coordinated through your college or university.

If you are an energetic and responsible individual who has a strong interest in learning about museums and marketing, then please submit your cover letter and resume via email to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “Marketing Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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.

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Office Assistant

The Office Assistant is a part-time, entry-level position that will provide exposure to working in a growing non-profit organization. The Office Assistant reports to the Director of Legal Affairs and Operations by providing administrative support in a variety of areas to ensure that the office runs efficiently. The schedule is 5 days per week, approximately 5 hours per day. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

- Maintaining/ordering general office supplies, special orders, and kitchen supplies and tracking invoices for appropriate department charges

- Recording daily phone message for Storm King’s main phone message

- Answering main switchboard calls and responding to inquiries or directing calls appropriately

- Making daily post office runs including mail collection distribution

- Checking Storm King’s general emails and forwarding to the appropriate department

- Entering email addresses into Constant Contact

- Tracking and following up on help desk requests

- Maintaining and calling in repairs for office equipment and following up on requests

- Placing approved orders for new office equipment such as phones etc.

- Assisting with basic administrative tasks such as scanning, filing and photocopying

Required Skills and Qualifications:

- One year of office experience

- High School diploma or equivalent

- A minimum of 6 months experience interning or working in an office performing administrative tasks, preferably in an nonprofit organization

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to interact with all employees at all levels in the organization in a positive, professional and friendly manner

- Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to be very “hands-on” in performance of assigned tasks

- Ability to perform with a high level of discretion and integrity

- Strong attention to detail

- Good organizational skills

- Good interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills

- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

- Ability to lift 50lbs

Apply:To be considered for the part-time Office Assistant position, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@stormkingartcenter.org. Specify “Office Assistant” in the subject of the email.

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Sales Clerk

Storm King Art Center is seeking a Part Time Sales Clerk to work in the Museum Store for the 2015 Season. The season runs through November 29, 2015.

Storm King Art Center is one of the world’s leading outdoor sculpture parks with over 100 sculptures set in rolling fields, woodlands, and indoor galleries. Storm King hosts annual exhibitions and various public and private events throughout our season including tours, family programs, music concerts, dinners and discussion panels.

Job Description:

As a member of the Visitor Services Team, Museum Store Clerks work to enhance the visitor experience in a friendly and professional manner by answering questions and providing information on Storm King exhibitions, artists and artwork, site, amenities and services. In particular this role is to provide customer service to all visitors whether stationed in the main Museum Store located in the Museum Building or at outdoor pop-up store locations throughout the property. Duties include answering questions, covering main phone line; answering callers’ questions or directing calls appropriately. In addition, operating a point of sale or iPad register system.

Hours:
Part-time positions are available for a combination of one or two weekdays and weekend hours. Weekends are a must. Storm King is open 10am to 5:30pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and open until 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days. Storm King is open on holiday Mondays from 10am-5:30pm and we require Museum Store Clerks to work on these days.

Requirements:

- POS experience a must

- Must have the ability to interact with visitors and staff in a consistent, friendly and professional manner

- Enjoy being outdoors in all weather conditions

- Have a willingness to learn about Storm King and the current exhibitions

- Have the ability to work closely with other staff members to monitor and enforce compliance with Storm King’s rules and policies

- Have the ability to stand for long periods of time

- Have the ability to lift 50 lbs

To apply please send your resume to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “Museum Store Clerk” in the subject. No phone calls please.

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Visitor Services

Storm King Art Center is seeking reliable Safety Officers, Guides, Admission Clerks, and Museum Store Clerks to work as part of our Visitors Services (VS) team to support our activities for the 2015 Season which ends on November 29, 2015.

Storm King Art Center is one of the world’s leading outdoor sculpture parks with over 100 sculptures set in rolling fields, woodlands, and indoor galleries. Storm King hosts annual exhibitions and various public and private events throughout our season including tours, family programs, music concerts, dinners and discussion panels.

Job Descriptions
Our team of dedicated VS staff are essential to the smooth running of the Art Center. VS staff are responsible for enhancing our visitors experience in a friendly and professional manner; assisting visitors by answering questions; and by providing information on Storm King exhibitions, artists and artwork, site, amenities and services. VS Staff are also responsible for protecting Storm King property through observation of and interaction with the visitors.

There are several opportunities available as follows:

Admission Clerks:
Welcome visitors to Storm King, collect admission fees and notify visitors of special programs for the day. Coordinate with office staff and the safety team in welcoming VIPs and group visits and accommodating any special guest needs or special events. In addition, operate a point of sale iPad and cash register.

Guides:
Provide support for onsite education and events, and with training may be responsible for leading VIP and public tours. In addition, assist with the protection of the art and grounds, and operate a point of sale iPad and cash register as needed.

Museum Store Clerks:
Provide customer service to all visitors entering the Museum Building; answer questions about merchandise and memberships, answers main switchboard; and answers callers’ questions or directs calls appropriately. In addition, operate a point of sale iPad and cash register. Occasionally work at other locations on site managing a retail stand.

Safety Officers:
Patrol and monitor the outdoor and indoor premises as part of a managed team; ensure the safety of Storm King’s property and collection, visitors and staff; respond to safety and security incidents; help with events, direct cars, assist visitors, escort special guests, and drive the trams. Safety Officers must have or be willing to obtain a New York State Security Guard license*.

VS staff may rotate and be cross trained in the various roles listed above. Additionally VS staff may be called upon to assist with administrative and operational tasks which can include working special events, mailings and other special projects.

Hours
Full-time 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 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and 8pm Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Morning or evening events will occasionally require longer working days. Storm King is open on holiday Mondays and we require VS staff to work at least 2 holiday Mondays as needed.

Benefits
Starting salary varies based on experience and role. All VS staff are eligible to participate in Storm King’s 403(b) retirement plan. AED and CPR training are provided. Storm King also provides mandatory training throughout the season.

Requirements
All candidates should:

- Have a love of art and/or nature

- Enjoy working with the public

- Enjoy being outdoors in all weather conditions

- Have the ability to interact with visitors and staff in a consistent, friendly and professional manner

- Have a willingness to learn about Storm King and the current exhibitions to answer questions about specific sculptures and artists

- Have the ability to work closely with other staff members to monitor and enforce compliance with Storm King’s rules and policies

- Have the ability to operate or be trained to operate a point of sale iPad and cash register

- Have the ability to stand for long periods of time and walk the grounds

- The ability to patrol by bicycle (which will be provided) is a plus

- Occasional lifting may be required

- A clean and valid driver’s license is required to drive the tram

*If interested in a Safety role, a current NY State Security Guard License or the ability to be licensed during the season is required. Storm King may provide assistance with the licensing application process for unlicensed applicants and provides recertification training for license renewals.

Apply:To apply please send your resume to employment@stormkingartcenter.org with “Visitor Services” in the subject of the email. No phone calls please.

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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.