The Morgan Library & Museum’s Department of Drawings and Prints seeks a part-time assistant to support the work of the curators and the activities of the department and of the Drawing Institute. Responsibilities will include: managing visits to the Drawing Study Center, coordinating movement of collection items, assisting with the programs of the Drawing Institute, updating exhibition and collection databases, professional email and phone correspondence, managing and booking program-related travel and budgets, and other routine departmental duties. The position reports to the Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints and works closely with the department’s full-time administrator. The position requires 2 days per week on average. The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
M.A. in Art History or Museum Studies preferred Familiarity with the field of European Art and/or old master drawings Experience in handling rare materials an advantage Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills Ability to work independently and on several projects at once Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint) essential; familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and museum database programs (including TMS) preferred. Ability to work for extended periods at a computer workstation, lift moderately heavy boxes, move items to and from shelves, climb step ladder, wheel carts with collections items through the facility, and tolerance for moderate levels of dust and odor generated during normal collections management activities and movement of objects
Competitive hourly rate
Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, CV, names of references, and salary requirements to: [email protected] 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.