The visitor services associate position is a fast-paced, dynamic job that is both fun and rewarding. We expect potential visitor services associates to have a strong work ethic, the ability to multitask, and the stamina to keep calm under pressure. Applicants should be honest, hardworking, genuine, outgoing, and amiable.
The Visitor Center is a gateway for museum admission and a rapidly growing New York centric book and gift store. Our goal is to provide our customers with a great experience complimented by exemplary customer service.
Visitor Services associates are responsible for the following:
To apply you please submit the following (1) a cover letter that describes how you are a great sales person; (2) In your cover letter please briefly describe a time that an employee enriched your travel experience and why? and (3) your resume (all in either PDF or .doc form) to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=119313&lang=en_US&source=CC2
We are seeking full-time and part-time associates. Applicants must have flexible availability with nights (some shifts are till 11:00pm) and weekends a must. This is a non-exempt position.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, founded in 1988, tells the story of American immigration through the stories of families at 97 and 103 Orchard Street in the restored apartments of past residents from different time periods. 97 Orchard Street was home to an estimated 7,000 people from 20 nations from 1863 – 1935 and 103 Orchard Street was home to immigrant families up until 2015. The
The Communications Manager reports to the Vice President, Marketing and Communications and works to gain greater awareness of the Museum by helping develop and execute the Museum’s media and public relations program to generate ongoing attention, build awareness and result in customers and visitors. The Communications Manager will foster stronger partnerships and relationships through the media and other public outreach outlets by maintaining and building media and public relations through strategic and ongoing outreach. The Communications Manager will also be responsible for managing and creating content for the Museum’s blog, internal and external newsletters and social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Specific tasks and responsibilities include:
Please submit your resume and cover letter via our career portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=117535&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is seeking outgoing and lively individuals to assist the Museum with a variety of evening events in the Museum’s visitor’s center. This position requires a flexible schedule, the ability to stand for long hours, and the capacity to move heavy furniture. Experience with food and beverage handling, as well as an interest in the history and foods of New York City, while not required, are favored. Customer service experience is required.
The Events Staff will be required to participate in the preparation, execution, and break down of events.
I. Preparation for Events
Preparation for these events includes three stages:
First: Walking or taking public transit to numerous restaurants in the Lower East Side to pick up the various foods that will be served;
Second: Setting up of events spaces and food handling devices;
Third: Food preparation, which includes washing, chopping and plating food.
II. Execution of Events
Event execution includes ‘front of house’ and ‘back of house’ staff:
‘Front of house’ includes a bartender – no drink mixing necessary – and staff to sweep the events space, remove used plates and bottles, empty trash when necessary, restock food table to keep a bountiful appearance, and ability to answer any questions that the patrons may have.
‘Back of house’ will make sure that extra or back up plates of food are ready, and clean the kitchen as the event progresses.
*Staff may be asked to plate and pass hors d’oeuvres.
III. Breakdown of Events
Break down includes removal of all dishes and trash, replacing all Museum furniture to its original state, and the proper and sanitary cleaning of all dishes. All per diem staff will be asked to carry tables and wash dishes.
Please send resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum seeks a part-time Project Archivist to assist the Curatorial Department in processing a large backlog of its institutional archival materials, in preparation for a move to a new office building. The project will involve the arrangement, description, and processing of materials into the Museum’s existing archive holdings, including rehousing items into acid-free folders and boxes for long-term preservation, as well as updating box labels. Additional tasks for the project include, but are not limited to, re-vise/re-write the Archives Finding Aid; inventory, catalog, and create a finding aid for the Museum’s audio and visual collections; and supervise research visits.
Must have an ALA-accredited MLS or MA degree in archives and records management. Knowledge of archival theory and practice, with processing and arrangement and description experience, preferably 1-3 years, required. Knowledge or experience working with institutional records also a plus. Candidates will have strong organizational, analytical, written and interpersonal skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and are detail oriented; and can work independently and as team member.
Part-time 20-25 hours per week, schedule to be mutually agreed upon working some part of Monday – Friday within the hours of 9AM to 5PM
Hourly rate of $20.00
Term of employment: through 12/31/17
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our career portal at the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=116507&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to making all personnel decisions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected by law.
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