Employment

The Adirondack Museum is a not-for-profit history museum with 22 indoor/outdoor exhibit areas on 32 beautifully landscaped acres. The museum has year-round full-time and part-time staff as well as seasonal staff and interns who work when the museum is open from Memorial Day weekend to mid-October.

To apply for a position, please download an Employment Application or call 518.352.7311 ext. 176 to request an application be mailed to you.

Completed application forms or resumes with cover letters can be emailed to HRDept@adkmuseum.org, faxed to us at 518.352.7021, or mailed to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812

Thank you for your interest in working at the Adirondack Museum. The museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Maintenance and Operations Manager

Maintenance and Operations

Description:

The Adirondack Museum is seeking a skilled carpenter with supervisory experience to manage the museum's Maintenance and Operations Department, and to provide in-house carpentry for museum buildings and exhibits.

Supervisory responsibilities include overseeing six staff members responsible for museum facility, fleet and grounds maintenance, repair and cleaning; HVAC, plumbing, electrical and security systems; and other maintenance related tasks for the 121 acre campus with 24 buildings and 40,000 square feet of exhibits.

The incumbent will report to the Director of Finance (DOF) and assist DOF in developing and monitoring the department budget and overseeing outside contractors.

Carpentry responsibilities include maintaining museum facilities and providing carpentry related tasks, or making recommendations to contract for certain projects.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum 5-7 years of carpentry and supervisory experience, an understanding of OSHA standards and HVAC, electrical, and security systems; experience maintaining a budget; strong computer skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

E-mail resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812


Cleaning Assistant
(Seasonal, Now - October)

Weekends required

Description:

Looking for individuals with a friendly, positive attitude and excellent customer-service skills to join our team. Assist the housekeeping staff with cleaning exhibitions and visitor access areas. Cleaning assistants must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

E-mail application to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812


Library Director

Adirondack Museum Library
Full-time, year-round

Description:

The Adirondack Museum Library is the premier repository for primary and secondary research materials documenting the history and culture of the Adirondack region. The museum is currently seeking a Library Director who will be the key individual responsible for making these unique resources accessible to as wide an audience as possible, both on-site and online. The incumbent is also responsible for the preservation of the collections for future generations, and for continuing to strengthen the museum's holdings so that they continue to reflect the richness and complexity of the Adirondack story. The museum's exhibitions and public programs are informed by the Library Director's knowledge and research efforts. The Library Director will report to the Executive Director, serve as a member of the museum's Senior Staff, provide support to the Board of Trustee's Library Committee, and may serve on other board committees as required. The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have an ALA approved master's degree, preferably with a concentration in special collections or archival administration, and a minimum of 3 years' experience in special collections or archival experience (ideally in a museum or research library). Additional undergraduate or graduate degree in American History, American Studies, Environmental History, or a related field is preferred. Knowledge of New York State history is helpful. Applicants must have experience interacting with researchers and be flexible and open to coordinating and completing projects with limited resources. Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and computer skills are required.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

To Apply:

E-mail application to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812


Cafe Assistant
(Seasonal, May through October)

Lake View Cafe
Weekends required

Description:

Looking for individuals with a friendly, positive attitude and excellent customer service skills to join our team. Cafe Assistants will prepare salads, sandwiches, and soups, and also operate a sales terminal. Cafe Assistants will be responsible for some light cleaning and stocking.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

E-mail application to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812


Store Sales Associate
(Seasonal, May through October)

Adirondack Museum Store
Weekends required

Description:

Looking for individuals with a friendly, positive attitude and excellent customer-= service skills to join our team. The Store Sales Associate will assist visitors with their shopping experience; stock and sell merchandise; operate a sales terminal; receive, unpack, and mark store items. This position will often engage visitors as they begin their museum tour, and thank them for visiting as they exit.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

E-mail application to: HRDept@adkmuseum.org

Or mail to:

Adirondack Museum
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 99
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812