Job Openings

The Trust for Governors Island:

Senior Project Manager, Design & Construction
The Trust for Governors Island is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager will oversee a range of capital projects through all stages of planning, design and construction, ensuring that projects proceed in coordination with available funding sources, the Island operation’s needs, and the Island’s short-term and long-term real estate development plans.

Project Manager, Design and Construction
The Trust for Governors Island is looking for an experienced Project Manager. The Project Manager will oversee a range of capital projects through all stages of planning, design and construction, ensuring that projects proceed in coordination with available funding sources, the Island operation’s needs, and the Island’s short-term and long-term real estate development plans.

Project Manager, Real Estate & Planning
The Trust for Governors Island is looking for a Real Estate & Planning Project Manager to support all aspects of the future development of the Island. The Project Manager will lead and support on a range of mixed-use real estate development projects from historic rehabilitations of existing North Island structures to future ground-up development on large development parcels on the South Island. The projects will range from public-private partnerships, self-developed buildings, tax-credit financings, long term planning, financial analyses and forecasting and other one-time special projects that help achieve the Trust’s development goals. The Project Manager will work on and support all phases of development projects: from conception, through lease and financial structuring, closing, and overseeing construction. The Project Manager will also play a key role in strategic planning for the Island.

Event Manager
The Trust for Governors Island is looking for an experienced and energetic Event Manager. Supporting a robust calendar of public, ticketed and private events during and outside Governors Island’s public season from May 1-October 31, this role is an exciting opportunity to work in a quickly expanding, iconic venue in New York City. Reporting to the VP of Arts and Culture, the Event Manager will support the successful cultivation and execution of events on the Island, including but not limited to ticketed and non-ticketed public events, festivals, film shoots and private events. Working in collaboration with a variety of departments and teams, as well as outside producers and venders, this is a hands-on role which requires work outdoors and in all weather conditions.

Counsel
The Trust for Governors Island seeks Counsel to provide legal and administrative support for all of the Trust’s legal matters. Counsel will report directly to The Trust’s General Counsel. Counsel will also work closely with the New York City Law Department, which provides outside counsel services pursuant to the agreement between the Trust and the City, as well as law firms retained by The Trust.

Director of Human Resources
The Trust for Governors Island seeks an experienced professional for a new, full-time leadership role as the Director of Human Resources. The Director oversees all HR functions for the Trust’s expanding team, which is currently 39 people. The Director will be joining the organization at an exciting time of growth and will shape HR protocols for the organization along with The Trust’s Professional Employer Organization (“PEO”). As the sole HR professional reporting to the General Counsel, this position manages the day-to-day operations, administration, and coordination of the human resource function for Governors Island. This is a generalist position requiring expertise in HR practices, procedures, policies and benefits as well as excellent judgment, communications and people management skills.