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.

Director of Marketing
(full-time, year-round)

Marketing

Description:

The Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, founded in 1957, is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). The museum's 65,000 square feet of exhibitions are dedicated to telling the story of one of America's most unique regions, its residents, and its many visitors. The museum's operating budget is approximately $5M and the year-round staff include 35 employees with an additional 50 employees added during the May - October season. Currently, the museum is embarking on an exciting period of growth and change. In 2017, 19,000 square feet of dynamic new exhibitions designed by a world class team of consultants will be introduced in celebration of the museum's 60th anniversary. Detailed information about the museum and its programs is available at www.adkmuseum.org.

The museum is currently seeking an entrepreneurial marketing professional to develop, manage, and implement marketing strategies that will result in audience growth, increased visibility, and sustained philanthropic giving. The incumbent will be responsible for developing marketing strategies utilizing a combination of traditional and new media marketing techniques to promote the museum's exhibitions, programs, and events, with focus on the 2017 new exhibition and celebration of the museum's 60th anniversary. The Director of Marketing will work with the contracted marketing firm, Eric Mower Associates, to refresh the institutional brand, redesign the website, and other initiatives to help introduce the new visitor experiences to the public. The Director of Marketing will report to the Executive Director and supervise 1-2 employees. S/he will be a member of the senior management team. The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have 5-10 years experience as a marketing professional (preferably with a museum, cultural organization, or other not-for-profit organization), and a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or Public Relations. Experience developing and implementing marketing and communications plans required. Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience working with websites to reach audiences and the ability to work effectively with various forms of media. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) are required.

Other:

The Adirondack Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume, 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


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