Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings

Company Name: 

The Morgan Library & Museum

Address: 

225 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016

Contact Name: 

Connie Rosemont

Email: 

searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

Astor Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings
The Morgan Library & Museum
New York, NY

The Morgan Library & Museum, a major NYC museum, seeks experienced curator to lead Department of Printed Books and Bindings.  Oversee renowned printed book collection, extending from the invention of printing to modern first editions.  Organize exhibitions; make strategic acquisitions; oversee growth, preservation, documentation of collection; cultivate patronage for department; support outside research; oversee two staff.  Minimum 7 years’ experience with primary materials in libraries/special collections, MA or equivalent in relevant field, Latin and 2nd language. Excellent communicator/outgoing personality. Experience with exhibitions, acquisitions, antiquarian booksellers, donor cultivation. Full qualifications/how to apply by July 15, 2019: www.museum-search.com.  EOE.  Nominations welcome.