Curator for Tamiment-Wagner Collections - NYU

Location: USA - NY - New York

New York University, Division of Libraries

The New York University Division of Libraries seeks a Curator for Tamiment-Wagner Collections in its Special Collections Department. The successful candidate will have deep knowledge of the history of radical politics and labor, a strong and well-documented commitment to public service librarianship, a record of teaching and scholarship relevant to the Tamiment-Wagner collections, an understanding of information technology and its implications for libraries and archives, and an ability to bring vision and strategic thought to the development of the collections and their use by students and scholars. The incumbent will also develop and administer an extensive array of public programming, including forums, seminars, and other events related to our collections.


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Salary/Benefits: Tenure track faculty status and an attractive benefits package, including five weeks annual vacation. Salary is commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply:  To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, telephone number, and email of three professional references to Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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