Covid-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment.
Finance/Human Resources Manager
Adirondack Experience is looking for an experienced professional to assist the Director of Finance & Operations in administering a comprehensive Finance/Human Resources program for the museum. Primary duties to include benefits administration, recruitment, payroll processing, and employee relations. This position will also be responsible for the preparation of financial reports; prepare and monitor the salary and benefit portion of the annual budget; and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and NYS employment laws.
ADKX seeks a creative, highly motivated individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor, and great attention to detail to work with the Collections Department. Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Curator, he/she/they performs responsibilities related to the documentation, care, and preservation of the museum collection and is responsible for working with staff to install and maintain collection items on exhibit. The Registrar may participate on museum development teams for all visitor experiences as assigned. This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits in a beautiful setting.
Advancement and Executive Assistant
The Advancement & Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Director of Institutional Advancement and the Executive Director. This position manages the museum’s donor and membership records/database, gift acknowledgements, and generates reports/queries from the Altru database as required. S/he provides support to the Director of IA, in the implementation of fund raising for projects. This position is also responsible for providing support to the Executive Director to include maintaining Board of Trustees relations, coordinating schedules and logistics for Board of Trustee meetings, committee meetings, etc.
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.
The Adirondack Museum is seeking a motivated individual to assist with the day-to-day operations of the Finance and Human Resources Departments. Responsibilities include accounts payable, processing invoices, ordering supplies, processing cash remittances and providing clerical support to the finance office. This position will also assist the Human Resources Department with processing payroll, tracking benefit costs, maintaining employee forms, and clerical tasks. Position is full-time, year-round with benefits.
Manager of Retail Operations
ADKX is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage the museum’s retail operations (2200 sq. ft. store and website), and admissions (approx. 53,000 visitors per season).
Covid-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment.
The Adirondack Experience is looking for Membership Representative that can 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
Facilities Cleaning 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 Facilities Manager, 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.
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.
This position is responsible for welcoming visitors and assisting them whenever possible in locating merchandise, processing purchases in a timely fashion, and ensuring that all store merchandise is adequately stocked and attractively displayed. This position requires regular public contact. Weekend work is required.
The Admissions Assistant will act as a brand ambassador for the Adirondack Experience. They will provide information to visitors, both in person and on the campus main phone line. The person in this position is the ‘voice’ of the ADKX and will respond to all phone calls and visitor questions in an informed, cheerful, and professional manner, leaving a positive impression. This person must be knowledgeable about ADKX hours, admission fees, exhibitions, programs, events, and other operations; able to direct callers to the appropriate staff extension when necessary; encourage people to visit and/or come back; and have knowledge of the area’s recreational, lodging, dining, and other offerings.
The main purpose of the position is to prepare food that meets high quality standards, and serve it to the Adirondack Experience’s visitors in a friendly and courteous manner. Light cleaning is also required. A Café 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.