Little Island is a public park providing all New Yorkers and its visitors with a unique urban oasis on the Hudson River—a place for experiences that ignite imagination, foster spontaneity and play, and support camaraderie and connection.
To make the Little Island vision a reality, we rely on a dedicated staff who are passionate about creating an engaging public space for all to enjoy. We bring the following values to our work every day, and seek candidates who embody these qualities:
We pursue excellence with vigor, constantly striving to deliver an experience with a high standard of care for our environment and our visitors.
We create an environment of welcoming and inclusive hospitality.
We are problem solvers, committed to responding to challenges with integrity.
We collaborate enthusiastically across departments to reach our shared goals.
We believe that trust matters, and work to provide consistency, dependability, and accountability in all relationships.
Thanks for your interest in joining our team. As we continue to grow, we’ll be posting new opportunities regularly so please check back for new positions!
Little Island is a proud equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, familial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. If you require reasonable accommodation in order to complete an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Role
Little Island is home to three unique outdoor spaces for social gathering and live performance. We seek a seasonal Line Producer with experience producing multi-disciplinary arts programs to join the Artistic Programming department for the artistic season. The Line Producer will work with the Producer, Assistant Producer and production team to execute specific artistic events as assigned. They collaborate across multiple departments to ensure that all events are successful, artists have the resources they need, and that productions are delivered on time and within the allotted budget. A successful Line Producer would be an adaptable team member with a keen attention to detail, strong administrative skills, and experience working across multiple artistic disciplines. Candidates with experience working in an outdoor performance venue are strongly encouraged to apply. This role reports directly to the Producer.
About the Role
Little Island is home to three unique outdoor spaces for social gathering and live performance. We seek Stagehands to join the Artistic Programming Department to install, operate, and maintain the audio, lighting, and scenic elements for a variety of multi-disciplinary events and performances. A successful Stagehand will be an adaptable team member with a passion for supporting artistic needs and strong problem-solving skills. They are hardworking, energetic, self-motivated, and prioritize safety and hospitality in their work. Candidates with experience in a variety of performance settings, including outdoor spaces, are encouraged to apply.
About the Role
Little Island’s Director of Operations will be responsible for leading and managing our Horticulture, Park Operations (maintenance, custodial, and safety), and Visitor Experience departments in accordance with the organization’s mission and values. The ideal candidate is an experienced people leader (staff ranging from 30-75 staff depending on the season) who can develop and execute a detailed operational plan and budget.The professional we seek can manage a diverse team charged with maintaining a dynamic public park with a high standard of excellence, care, and collaboration--all to ensure a safe and high-quality experience for all visitors. This leader will be responsible for the management and maintenance of a complex landscape and innovative public park design, and for delivering an unparalleled level of hospitality in a public space.
This role reports to the Executive Director and is a member of the senior leadership team along with the Chief Operating Officer, Director of Education and Community Relations, and Producer.