The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a senior curator to lead its Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts. The Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head manages, interprets, and advances the Morgan’s notable collection of primarily handwritten documents spanning more than 500 years and including major collections of figures such as Voltaire, Austen, Byron, Dickens and Steinbeck as well as the Morgan’s archives.
He/she is responsible for the long-term growth, preservation, and documentation of collection; for developing sophisticated and lively exhibitions that take full advantage of both the Morgan’s own collection and its international network; for promoting awareness and understanding of the collection through public programs, publications, and digital projects; and for supporting the work of outside researchers. He/she will forge strong relationships with collectors and donors and serve as an articulate ambassador for the Morgan in a wide variety of setting. He/she oversees a staff of two curators and two project catalogers and is expected to work collaboratively across departments.
The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Competitive salary; excellent benefits.
Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: email@example.com
Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.
The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex (including gender expression), national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, marital status or domestic violence victim status.