Humanities Curator

New York City
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Created: March 27, 2014


Reporting to the Library’s Brooke Russell Astor Director of Collections Strategy, the Humanities Curator:
  • Initiates outreach activities to promote teaching, learning, and scholarship using the Library’s collections.
  • Serves as a resource and facilitator for digital humanists working on projects and recommends collections for acquisition.
  • Working closely with colleagues both internally and externally, collaborates on the development and production of digital publications, scholarly projects, and educational resources that showcase the Library’s collections.
  • Serves as a change agent, partner, and resource for subject librarians and special collections curators involved in facilitating digital projects.
  • Provides research and reference consultations with individual library users, particularly those using primary resources.
  • Creates a wide variety of content for outreach, such as instructional materials, data visualization and analysis, and copy for exhibits and publications.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Master’s degree in the humanities; PhD preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional employment in a research setting such as a library or university.
  • Substantial knowledge of research and digital tools in the humanities and successfully demonstrated experience with a digital humanities project.
  • Demonstrated understanding of archives and archival description/metadata.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, oral, and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively with the general public, educators and students, advanced scholars, independent researchers, and a wide variety of staff.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.


Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:25 UTC

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