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 seeks an Administrative Associate to join the team. This role will be a key player in Little Island’s Administrative department, which oversees and executes the administrative operations of our organization. The Administrative Associate serves as the direct line of communication between the staff and our external IT vendor. In addition, this role collaborates across all departments to ensure efficiency in operational systems and structures and works closely with the Business Affairs Manager and Chief Operating Officer on contract, legal, and insurance matters and projects. An ideal candidate is a strong project manager and problem-solver of day-to-day issues who excels working in a fast-paced start-up environment. They display a high level of discretion and accountability, are dedicated to the details, and are passionate about public space and the administrative underpinnings of a multi-disciplinary non-profit operation. This role reports directly to the Business Affairs Manager.
About the Role
Little Island seeks an Employee Experience Associate to join the team. This role is responsible for spearheading the operations of Little Island’s employee spaces at the park (break areas, meeting spaces, and amenities) and in our headquarters: a multi-purpose working space that includes administrative offices, locker room, rehearsal room, kitchen areas, storage, and common staff areas. In addition, this role supports the Employee Experience department in the recruitment, onboarding, and offboarding of all employees as well as overall staff communications and initiatives. A successful Employee Experience Associate is a strong project manager with excellent written communication skills and a passion for efficiency. They possess the ability to gracefully balance the competing priorities of a fast-paced organization, seek to optimize organizational efficiency, and champion hospitality and problem-solving in all aspects of their work. This role reports directly to the Employee Experience Manager.