Employment Opportunities

Grant Administrator (Full-time)

(Posted January 26, 2020)

MHCM, an interactive children’s museum that will soon be expanding to create a new science museum in Poughkeepsie, NY, seeks an individual experienced in federal and foundation grant administration, proposal development and grant writing to serve as Grant Administrator.

The Grant Administrator is involved in all aspects of securing and administering grants at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum including identification of new funding sources; proposal development, grant writing and submission; budget development and tracking; and billing and reporting.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) salaried position with full Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum benefits.

TO APPLY:  Click HERE to download application instructions and complete position description.

Museum Greeter and Floor Assistant (Part-time)

(Posted December 13, 2019)

MHCM seeks a friendly, outgoing and motivated individual to join our front-of-house Guest Experience team.  Must be capable of delivering legendary customer service to a diverse family audience.

The Museum Greeter and Floor Assistant you will help to ensure welcoming experiences for MHCM guests by staffing the admissions desk and gallery spaces, hosting birthday parties and special events, and providing general support for museum operations.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a part-time hourly position (20-30 hrs/wk). Some weekend and evening availability is a must.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY:  Click HERE to download application instructions and complete position description.


The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Aerial view of museum with Hudson River and Mid-Hudson bridge

About Poughkeepsie and the Hudson Valley Region

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is located in the heart of the historic Hudson Riverfront in Poughkeepsie, just steps away from the Metro-North train station, fabulous restaurants and a revitalized city waterfront park.  An hour and a half north of New York City, Poughkeepsie and the Mid-Hudson region is fast becoming a favorite destination for weekend travelers.  The areas is known for its institutions of higher education (Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, the Culinary Institute of America and Dutchess Community College), as well as for its arts, cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.  Click here to take an aerial tour of the area.