Robert H. Taylor Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts

Company Name: 

The Morgan Library and Museum


225 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016

Contact Name: 

Connie Rosemont or Marilyn Hoffman


Job Description: 

The Morgan Library & Museum seeks experienced, dynamic curator to lead Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts. Oversee notable collection of literary manuscripts spanning 500+ years. Develop creative exhibitions, programs; oversee care, research, storage, cataloging, conservation of collection. Secure patronage, make acquisitions, support researchers. Supervise small staff. Minimum 7 years’ experience with rare book/literary manuscript collections. MA or equivalent in relevant field/Library Science; PhD preferred. Experience cataloging collections an asset. French or other European language desirable. Track record cultivating donors, identifying funding sources.  Full qualifications/how to apply:   New applicants only. Apply by 9/17/18 to  EOE.  Nominations welcome.