Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM) is a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, playful experiences. The mission of the Museum is to connect all our communities’ children, and those who care for them, to one another and to a life of wonder, imagination and exploration.  Here, children discover their passions and their relationship to the world we share.

Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings:

 

Educator (Part Time)

This position will interact with children, parents and adult caregivers on a daily basis in a vibrant and inspiring environment.

The ideal candidate will have excellent “people,” communications and customer service skills. Candidate must be able to work independently while still being a team player. Part-time educators work directly on the museum floor welcoming, instructing and keeping visitors safe.  Educators are also responsible for keeping museum exhibit areas clean.  Educators must be able to lead children’s tour groups during the school year.  College enrolment and previous experience with children a plus. No relocation expenses provided. Compensation: $15 per hour.

Work schedule:  Weekdays and/or weekends 9:30 to 5:15 - Additional days/hours are possible.  The Long Island Children’s Museum requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated at time of hire. 

Children’s Educational Birthday Party Host (Part Time/ Evenings and Weekends)
This position will interact with children, parents and adult caregivers by facilitating fun and educational children’s birthday parties. 

The Birthday Party “Host” is responsible for:
•    Greeting birthday families and their guests 
•    Implementing party activities and demonstrations
•    Encouraging children to participate 
•    Serving party food and cake
•    Party set-up and clean-up.

The ideal candidate will have excellent “people,” communication and customer service skills, be highly active with guests, keep pace with party activities and exude the perfect balance of professionalism and fun. 

Work schedule:  Weekends and/or nights. Parties are held Wednesdays through Fridays, from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. and Weekends from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Individual parties are usually 1.5 hours with half hour of set-up and half hour of clean-up. Parties are scheduled on a per diem basis, according to staff party expertise and availability, as well as party bookings. 
The Long Island Children’s Museum requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated at time of hire. The Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cashier

This position serves as a vital “first impression” to enhance the visitors experience at Long Island Children’s Museum. Cashiers will be cross-trained to work in both the Box Office and/or Museum Store. Position responsibilities include visitor interactions, answering questions about daily programs and store stock, as well as proficiency with the ticketing and sales system.

The successful candidate must possess excellent “people” and communication skills, have experience handling cash (including opening and closing registers) and strong computer literacy skills.  Altru experience a plus.

Work Schedule/Salary: This is a PT, hourly position, Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Additional days available or some evenings, as needed.  Salary: $15/ hour.  

The Long Island Children’s Museum requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated at time of hire. The Long Island Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Employment at LICM provides an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to be involved in an institution that has become locally and nationally recognized in the field of Children’s Museums. LICM has strong ties to the community and seeks to expand its capacity through increasing support and partnerships with the goal of continued dedication to support all children and families on Long Island. LICM’s Board of Trustees is comprised of influential individuals who are dedicated to the success and growth of the Museum and its important mission, vision and strategic plan. 

Application Process for All Positions: 

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating the position of interest to: Human Resources Department, Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530; (516) 302-8188 (fax); or via e-mail to resumes@licm.org. No phone calls or walk-ins, please  The Long Island Children’s Museum requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated at time of hire. 

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