Senior Director of Park Operations

New York, United States · Parks Services


Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is programmed, maintained, and operated by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with NYC Parks. We raise nearly 100% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community on and around the High Line, and to raise the essential private funding to help complete the High Line’s construction and create an endowment for its future operations.

Operations is composed of several departments and teams: Facilities & Engineering, Horticulture, Production, Custodial, Visitor Services, and Operations Administration.

The senior director of operations reports to the vice president of park operations and oversees the management of the Facilities & Engineering, Custodial, and Operations Administration departments. Collectively, the senior director of operations oversees a staff of approximately 25 people, including the director of facilities & engineering, custodial manager, and park operations manager. This staff is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, operations, security, and long term planning of the park’s hardscape, restrooms, office building, as well as the administrative needs for the entire division.

This is a full-time. year-round, exempt position.

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