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Job Openings

The Trust for Governors Island:

Vice President for Operations and Facilities

The Trust seeks a highly motivated, industrious and accomplished Vice President for Operations and Facilities. The Vice President has primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations of the Island and works closely with other members of the Trust’s senior management team to develop and implement Island-wide strategic initiatives. The Vice President is also responsible for coordination with new and future tenants, and for maintenance of the Island’s remarkable mix of historic and new open spaces.

Assistant Director, Program Development

The Trust seeks a dynamic and innovative Assistant Director of Program Development to join its arts, culture and events team. The Assistant Director of Program Development is responsible for cultivating new cultural partnerships, building GI’s events program that includes both free and revenue generating projects, strategizing on long-term opportunities for future public programs, and developing marketing initiatives for GI programs and events.

Programming Intern

The Trust is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and experienced Programming Intern for summer 2017. The Intern will report to the VP of Arts and Culture, and support in the planning, administration, and outreach of public programs for Governors Island. Projects include on-island activities for the 2017 summer season, as well as assisting in strategic planning and outreach for future programs.

Events and Production Intern

The Trust is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and energetic Events and Production Intern for summer 2017. The Intern will report to the Assistant Director of Special Events & Public Programming, and support in the logistical planning and on-site administration for 2017 seasonal events on Governors Island. Candidates should be college students or recent graduates.

The Friends of Governors Island

There are currently no positions open at the Friends of Governors Island.

For volunteer opportunities, please check our volunteer page.