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:

Kindergarten Readiness Program Lead Teacher - Bilingual (English/Spanish)—Part Time

Job Description for Kindergarten Readiness Program Lead Teacher - Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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. We are currently seeking to fill the part time position of Kindergarten Readiness Program Lead Teacher – Bilingual (English/Spanish). The position will support the Early Childhood Program Manager in coordinating/teaching a summer kindergarten readiness program for Spanish speaking immigrant children and their families. This is a grant funded position and requires full time hours during the 4 week session.

The ideal candidate will love working with children and families, have excellent communication and presentation skills and be extremely organized. She/he must be able to work independently while still being a team player.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, an in-depth understanding of the local Latino community and previous experience working with children, teachers, administrators, and parents. Early childhood experience is ideal. Must be bilingual (English/Spanish) and comfortable in conversational and written translation. Knowledge of Microsoft Word required, basic PowerPoint and Excel skills a plus

Work Schedule: Starting June 27 through August 26; Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8:30 – 12:30 and Tues 8:30 to 1:30. With a mandatory training day date TBD and orientation days June 25 & July 23. Applicant must commit to entire summer program.

Salary: Salary based on experience

Kindly forward your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Department
Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530;
(516) 302-8188 (fax); or e-mail to: hr@licm.org.

No phone calls, please.

The Long Island Children's Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Art Program Manager

Job Description for Art Program Manager

The Art Program Manager will assist the Associate Director of Education in coordination/implementation of all aspects of the Willem de Kooning grant funded by The Willem de Kooning Foundation. This grant provides high-end arts programming, inspired by the life and work of Willem de Kooning. The audience served spans ages 3-18 and is implemented both internally and externally through community outreaches. This new position will additionally assist in designing program workshops and curriculum.

Working with the Director and Associate Director of Education, the Art Program Manager will:
• Identify community partners for program participation and disseminate program information;
• Schedule and staff outreach programming;
• Teach arts programming both internally and externally;
• Assist in the development of curriculum for workshops serving all ages;
• Prototype and prep for all workshops;
• Coordinate with Associate Director of Education and other museum staff for museum-wide exhibit;
• Engage in conversation with The Willem de Kooning Foundation to ensure programming meets their needs and expectations;
• Collaborate with the appropriate museum staff and The Willem de Kooning Foundation to expand upon the existing grant-funded programming;

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the Arts or Education with a focus on the arts. Experience teaching and developing lesson plans 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. Must have a car and active driver’s license and be able to lift heavy bins.

Work Schedule: This is a full time position. Schedule varies and includes some nights and weekends depending on program needs.

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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