Join the Seaport Museum Crew!
The Seaport Museum is seeking a Grants Manager with the primary responsibility of securing support from foundations, government agencies, and corporations for general operating, programmatic, and capital purposes. Reporting to the Vice President for External Affairs, the Grants Manager will strengthen and expand the Seaport Museum’s institutional giving portfolio and maximize its fundraising potential.
IT System Administrator Level I
South Street Seaport Museum seeks a Part-Time IT System Administrator Level I to join the Museum’s Administrative team. The successful candidate will have 1-3 years of desktop support experience. The candidate will be customer oriented; open-minded with ability to train users as needed; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and very comfortable working with people, computer systems, and database infrastructure.
Candidates must be detail oriented, possess excellent communication skills, and be diligent in work habits.
Visitor Experience Associate
As a Visitor Experience Associate, you will assist in welcoming visitors to the museum
during limited re-openings under COVID safety guidance, helping tell the story of the rise of New York as a port city and its critical role in the development of the United States. Visitor Experience Associate are the face of the South Street Seaport Museum and are responsible for welcoming guests to the Museum’s outdoor spaces with energy and enthusiasm, helping guests follow safety protocols, answering guest questions, assisting with ongoing sanitation protocols, and assisting with retail operations. Essential to this role is engaging with diverse visitors including non-traditional museum-goers. The museum will
have limited hours, probably on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and for a limited number of weeks.
Spring 2021 Collection Management and Archive Internship (Remote)
This internship with the Seaport Museum allows you to become part of a small, dynamic team, participating in the daily work of the Collections Department, including collection stewardship, inventory, digitization, research, and administrative tasks. Projects relate to several areas including but not limited to drawings, prints and photographs; ocean liner ephemera and memorabilia; rare books; historical documents; architecture and printing history. Interns have the possibility to meet with other department heads, participate in meetings, assist in general Museum events, and are encouraged to have learning opportunities to develop professional skills and enlarge their museum’s industry networks at large. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain curatorial, collections, registration, and archives experiences, and be involved in the day-to-day operations of the Museum that tells the history of “Where New York Begins.”
The Seaport Museum strongly encourages applications from students who are members of groups underrepresented in careers related to museums, fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment with a staff as diverse as New York City and our audience.
This internship position is primarily for college credits. It is unpaid, but a stipend of $25/day is provided on a bi-weekly basis.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021.
It is South Street Seaport Museum’s policy is to support equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, military status or status as a Vietnam‐era or special disabled veteran, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, domestic violence victim status, sex, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.