Employment Opportunities

  • HVAC Engineer/Building Maintainer
  • Part-Time Custodian
  • Contractual Digital Game Design Instructors


  • HVAC Engineer/Building Maintainer
    The HVAC Engineer/Building Maintainer reports directly to the Director of Building Maintenance and is responsible for building maintenance activities related to the HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and sanitation systems; housekeeping related to the building and grounds; logistical support for Museum departments as required; and for attending to requirements for any special events happening in the Museum’s facilities.

      Responsibilities include:
    • Checking-in with Director of Building Maintenance and/or Security to respond to and ascertain facility-related problems; inspect and record the overall condition of the entire building daily according to checklist.
    • Certify that fire safety equipment is fully operational and that all safety locations, as well as electrical closets and other facility-support and mechanical spaces, are unobstructed and accessible at all times..
    • Carry out scheduled temperature adjustments as requested, with particular attention paid to maintaining conservation quality climate control conditions in designated areas, and managing scheduled maintenance and repairs to the Museum facility and its HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and sanitation systems.
    • Carry out preventative maintenance (replace belts, change filters) as required on the Museum’s HVAC system.
    • Repair and/or paint walls, ceilings, and floors as required and assigned.
    • Replace any burned-out building lights, noting use of supplies for inventory control.
    • Ensure all drains are clear and primed, noting use of supplies for inventory control.
    • Assist with snow removal and other grounds maintenance, as well as interior housekeeping duties, when required and assigned.
    • Set up and break down tables, chairs, etc., for events in coordination with other department personnel.
    • Assist in receiving, shipping, storing of bulk supplies and equipment entering and leaving the Museum.
    • Other duties as assigned.

      Requirements:
    • At least 3 years related experience is required.
    • C.O.F’s., Refrigeration Operating License (C.O.Q.) issued by F.D.N.Y..
    • Must be able to work weekends and evenings.
    • Prior museum experience a plus.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

    To apply please submit cover letter and resume to hvacengineer@movingimage.us No faxes or phone calls please.

    Museum of the Moving Image is an Equal Opportunity Employer does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


    Part-Time Custodian
    This position reports to the Director of Building Maintenance, with day-to-day tasks coordinated and supervised by the Lead Building Maintainer. This individual is responsible for cleaning, janitorial, and housekeeping services for the Museum facility and grounds, and requires a flexible daily schedule.

      Responsibilitie:
    • Perform general cleaning operations as detailed by the Building Maintenance housekeeping/cleaning activities schedule.
    • Ability to operate and maintain the Museum’s floor maintenance equipment.
    • Respond to cleaning-related emergencies as directed by senior staff.
    • Set up and break down tables, chairs, and other furniture for events in coordination with other department personnel.
    • Assist in receiving and storing supplies and equipment in the building.
    • Assist in moving furniture, files, and packages, when required, in coordination with other department personnel.
    • Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor.

      Qualifications:
    • At least 3 years related experience is required.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

    To apply please submit cover letter and resume to custodian@movingimage.us No faxes or phone calls please.

    Museum of the Moving Image is an Equal Opportunity Employer does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


    Contractual Digital Game Design Instructors
    Museum of the Moving Image seeks well-spoken, outgoing instructors to teach an array of digital game design programs to young people (grades 7-12) on a contractual basis. Examples of current game design programs include semester-long after-school courses; half-day teen game design jams; week-long intensives and camps; and offsite workshops. Instructors are responsible for developing detailed lesson plans or activity outlines based on the Museum’s curriculum, teaching all sessions of an assigned program, and assisting with appropriate documentation of courses and workshops. Contractual Digital Game Design Instructors report to the Deputy Director for Education & Visitor Experience.

      Responsibilities:
    • Collaborate on curriculum development;
    • Develop comprehensive lesson plans and/or activity outlines, to be approved by the Deputy Director for Education & Visitor Experience;
    • Teach program sessions with assistance from a Museum Educator;
    • Organize and document student work;
    • Prepare and present student work at culminating events, when relevant.

      Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree in related field. Graduate degree preferred.
    • Working knowledge of a variety of digital game design tools. Comfort working with mobile technologies is a plus.
    • Experience teaching middle and high school students.
    • Experience teaching in summer, after school, or other informal learning environments is a plus.

    To apply please submit cover letter and resume to educationhr@movingimage.us with “Contractual Digital Game Design Instructor” as the subject. No faxes or phone calls please.

    Museum of the Moving Image is an Equal Opportunity Employer does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.