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 and prepare for our opening in Spring 2021, 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 in search of someone to support the Finance department during its inaugural season. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with 1-3 years’ experience working in a finance-focused position. They should be efficient, extremely detail-oriented and excited about working in a non-profit, start-up environment. This position reports to the Finance Associate. They will be expected to work approximately 20 hrs/week beginning February 2021, with the opportunity for hours to increase up to 40 hours/week during Little Island’s high season, June – September.
About the Role
Little Island is home to three unique outdoor spaces for social gathering and live performance. We seek experienced Seasonal Stage Technicians 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. An ideal candidate will be an adaptable team member with a passion for supporting artistic needs and strong problem-solving skills. Candidates with experience in a variety of performance settings are encouraged to apply.
Applications for Stage Technicians will be accepted on a rolling basis, with interviews beginning in February 2021 and continuing throughout the Spring. Selected Stage Technicians may be scheduled to work as early as April 2021 through September 2021.