Jobs at LICM

The Long Island Children’s Museum, located in Garden City, New York, is a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences.

Job opportunities currently include:

Jr. Graphic Designer/Graphic Designer—Full Time with Benefits

Job Description for Jr. Graphic Designer/Graphic Designer

The Long Island Children’s Museum is a nationally recognized cultural and educational institution devoted to inspiring children and adults through play-based learning. A recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Garden City-based museum seeks a creative and organized junior graphic designer with deep talent and a playful, yet sophisticated design approach.

S/he will work closely with Art Director and Director of Communication, designing for the museum’s website and inputting its content, designing print graphics and museum signage, and implementing in-house production. S/he works collaboratively with Museum marketing, education and exhibit staff to produce web, print, and in-house signage.

The ideal candidate will be well versed in web and digital graphics and experienced in Web maintenance, e-blasts and digital signage. S/he should also have excellent communication skills, be organized, playful, yet goal-oriented, have a good sense of typography, be comfortable with the artist within, as well as with production deadlines and able to work independently while still being a team player. Degree in graphic, multimedia or visual communication design, along with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience required?

Well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), HTML and HTML5, CSS and CSS3, PHP, social media (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube) and Constant Contact or MailChimp. Preferred skills JavaScript, SEO, UX, Google Analytics, Video Editing, jQuery, MySQL. Familiarity with print graphics a plus. This is a full-time position.

Please e-mail your resume, pdf portfolio or weblink, and cover letter, including salary requirements to: hr@licm.org. No phone calls, please.

The Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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Accessibility Project Coordinator

Job Description for Accessibility Project Coordinator

Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM), Garden City, New York, is a not-for-profit interactive learning laboratory that inspires children and adults to explore and discover new things in 14 exhibit galleries featuring interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences. We are seeking an Accessibility Project Coordinator who will assist the Project Director in coordination of all aspects of our LICM4all Project – a Museum-wide initiative designed to engage and better serve a wider audience of visitors with physical & developmental disabilities. He/she will ensure the effective coordination of the many components of this planning and prototyping project. This new position will be a member of the Project Team, which includes staff, consultants, a professional evaluator and a ten-member Advisory Committee.

Responsibilities: The Accessibility Coordinator for LICM4all will report to the Project Director/Associate Director of Education and will be responsible for:

• Scheduling, attending and maintaining records of Advisory Committee meetings and any additional in-house project staff meetings;

• Reviewing the project timeline regularly and ensuring the project stays on track and meets deadlines;

• Interfacing with other Project Team Members in regard to project activities related to their departments & areas of focus and expertise;

• Assisting with the creation/writing of the new staff training accessibility module for the manual, downloadable additions to the website and other writing tasks associated with the project;

• Ensuring and coordinating the input of advisors as projects begin to be prototyped;

• Communicating all project information to staff person charged with IMLS reporting.

Additionally the Accessibility Coordinator will work very closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing and Website Consultant in prototyping of website enhancements, and with the Project Evaluator in carrying out the project evaluation.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Education, with a focus on working with children with disabilities is required. Experience in the field is highly desirable. Must be highly organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well in a team situation. Additional skill considerations include multi-lingual proficiency: (English, Spanish, American Sign Language) and experience with website enhancements and adaptations.

WORK SCHEDULE: 3 days per week; flexible schedule.

Please send your resume and cover letter, including your salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, Long Island Children’s Museum at hr@licm.org. No phone calls, please.

The Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
 

Volunteer at LICM

Lend a hand at Long Island Children’s Museum and make a difference in the lives of Long Island families. We’re looking for friendly volunteers with a variety of skills to join the LICM team.

Volunteer opportunities currently include:

Assistant Educator
In this position, you will interact with children and families and explain gallery elements to visitors to help enrich their museum experience.

 

Following a personal interview and clearance by a background check and check of personal references, individuals are asked to volunteer one day a week, 4 hours per day, during the Museum’s hours of operation.

For more information please call Audrey O’Malley, Associate Director of Visitor Experience at (516) 224-5842. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.

 

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