Job Opportunities & Internships

Job Opportunities & Internships


Employment Opportunities at Staten Island Museum


Director of Natural Science Interpretation and Collections

The Staten Island Museum seeks a dynamic science leader to spearhead science-based initiatives utilizing the Museum’s historic natural science collections. The Director of Natural Science Interpretation and Collections will interpret the 137-year old collections for today’s audiences and provide access for the public, scholars and researchers. The Director will guide, develop and implement science-based public programming, citizen science initiatives, and educational programming to engage the public and encourage deeper exploration. The Director will be part of an active local science community, fostering a new era of stewardship in connecting with and caring for the island environment. In addition, the Director will institute collections best practices and steward the management and care of entomological, botanical, zoological, archaeological, paleontological and geological collections, supported by the museum’s collections manager. The Director of Natural Science Interpretation and Collections will serve an integral role in planning for the museum’s forthcoming expansion, through a city capital process, into an adjacent building to house and display the natural sciences collections with an aim of creating a participatory, interactive experience with science for visitors.

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Posted October 1, 2018


Per-diem Educator

The Staten Island Museum seeks highly motivated, energetic educators for its growing education department. The Museum offers programs for Pre-K through college on-site, in NYC classrooms and greenspaces on art, history, and science.

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Send resumes and inquiries to Susan Hogan.


Internship Opportunities

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Volunteer Opportunities at Staten Island Museum

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