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Job Opportunities

Year-Round Employment

Library Director
The ADKX library is the premier repository for primary and secondary research materials documenting the history and culture of the Adirondack region (https://www.theadkx.org/research/library/). In recent years, great strides have been made in enhancing access to the collections with support from CLIR and other outside sources. ADKX is currently seeking a Library Director to continue making the institution’s research holdings accessible to as wide an audience as possible, both on-site and online. The incumbent is also responsible for the preservation of the collections and for acquiring additional material so that the collection as a whole continues to reflect the richness and complexity of the Adirondack story. ADKX exhibitions and public programs are informed by the Library Director’s knowledge and research efforts. The Library Director reports to the Executive Director, is a member of the museum’s Senior Staff, and serves on the board of trustees’ Collections Committee as well as other board committees as required. The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

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Seasonal Employment

Chef/Café Manager

Are you passionate about food, nature and history? Do you put your heart and soul on the plate? If so, the Adirondack Experience has a place for you as the Chef of the Lake View Cafe.

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Café Assistant Manager

Are you passionate about food, nature and history? Do you put your heart and soul on the plate? If so, the Adirondack Experience has a place for you as the Chef of the Lake View Cafe.

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Café Assistant

Are you passionate about food, nature and history? Do you put your heart and soul on the plate? If so, the Adirondack Experience has a place for you as the Chef of the Lake View Cafe.  Can you prepare food that meets high quality standards, and serve it to the Adirondack Experience’s visitors in a friendly and courteous manner?  A Cafe Assistant is a welcoming host that represents the values and goals of the museum at all times. The position requires continual public contact. Weekend work is required.

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Membership Representative

Membership Representative will provide friendly, personal service to visitors by welcoming them to the museum and answering questions as needed, process membership dues and sell new memberships to visitors using the CounterPoint point-of-sale system, create a positive experience for visitors by maintaining a neat and welcoming environment in the Visitor’s Center, assist with Membership and Institutional Advancement departmental projects, such as mailings, and staff special events as needed.

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Interpretation Assistant

The museum is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic individuals with education and experience related to Museum Studies, Education, History, Interpretation, Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation, Wilderness Studies, or similar fields. The museum will provide training for regional, cultural and natural history, Certified Interpretive Guide (4 year certification from the National Association for Interpretation), and as needed, Wilderness First Aid (2 year certification from Red Cross).  Interpretation staff will lead informal interpretation programs, implement a variety of family and public programs and may work in our exciting, Life in the Adirondacks exhibit, on Minnow Pond Trail or in our indoor and outdoor activity areas and exhibitions.

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Retail Associate

Are you passionate about the Adirondacks and history?  If so, the Adirondack Experience has a place for you this summer in the Museum Store.

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Facilities Assistant

The Adirondack Experience is looking for a motivated individual to help maintain the cleanliness of our exquisite campus and exhibitions. Under the direction of the Cleaning Supervisor, this position is responsible for the cleaning of the Adirondack Experience exhibits, buildings and campus. This includes but not limited to all of the museum’s exhibits, CSSC, restroom areas, office buildings, retail operations, café operations, residences, grounds and parking lots.

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A couple taking in the view of Blue Mountain Lake from the deck of the Lake View Cafe at the Adirondack Experience.

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