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’s Director of Park Operations is responsible for the execution of Little Island’s Horticulture, Park Operations, and Visitor Experience departments in service to Little Island’s overall operations and maintenance. The ideal candidate will understand how to steer a dynamic operational strategy and plan, demonstrate a high-skill level in people management, and be able to manage the macro and micro needs of a high-profile park and its various programs and offerings. The Director of Park Operations will champion an excellent and meticulous standard of care for our park within the organization and in service to cultivating a quality experience for all visitors. This role is a key member of the executive leadership team at Little Island, along with Little Island’s Chief Operating Officer, Director of Education and Community Relations, and Producer, and reports directly to the Executive Director.
About the Role
Little Island seeks a Programming Coordinator to join the team. The ideal Programming Coordinator will have a strong administrative background and be an adaptable problem solver who demonstrates a commitment to communication and collaboration. This role is full-time, year-round, and reports directly to the Producer.