Employment

The Strong considers its staff and volunteers its greatest resources. To help it carry out its mission, the museum seeks talented individuals with a passion for outstanding service.

The Strong provides equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual preference, age, race, color, creed, national origin, disability, and military or marital status. 

Application Process

The Strong blends the best features of both history museums and children’s museums—extensive collections and high interactivity—to serve a diverse audience of children, families, adults, students, educators, scholars, and collectors. Paid and volunteer positions may be available to support the museum and its International Center for the History of Electronic Games, National Toy Hall of Fame, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, Woodbury School, and American Journal of Play.

After reviewing the available positions (below), candidates should enter The Strong’s online career center, which is provided through InfinityHR to begin the application process: build a profile, enter education and work histories, upload a resume, and add any additional information. To check the status of a completed application, candidates should log into the online career center using their user name and password.

Applying for positions via the career center website allows The Strong’s Human Resources Team to receive and review application materials in a more timely fashion than any other method of application. Candidates experiencing any difficulty with the online career center can send an email with resume attached to jobs@museumofplay.org.

The application review process normally takes between two to four weeks to complete, and all applicants receive a response at the completion of the process. Candidates selected for employment must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen.

Current Job Opportunities

Food Service Host

To apply click HERE.

Job Type:
Adjunct (17 hours or less)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Servers and prep workers are needed to work in the museum's food court.  Prepare and serve great tasting pizza at Pizza Hut®,  become a sandwich artist at Subwaystyle tacos at Taco Bell Express®.  Successful candidates must want to have fun preparing great food and serving it to museum guests.  Food Service Hosts wear a clean, proper uniform and adhere to a strict dress code.  Hosts must be punctual, have good attendance, be committed to guest satisfaction, and be able to comply with all Monroe County Department of Health regulations.  Hosts must be wiling to wash dishes, clean food preparation areas, mop dining room floors, empty trash, and clean dining room tables and chairs.  Only candidates with a strong work ethic need apply.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or completed GED, will also consider current high school students 17 years of age and older.

Shifts Available:

Weekdays: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Weekends: Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Must consent to, and pass, a drug screen and criminal background check as conditions of employment. The Strong is a smoke-free campus and smoking is not allowed on museum property.