The Zukerman Departmental Assistant, Department of Drawings and Prints


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: overseeing visits to the Drawing Study Center, coordinating movement of collection items, updating exhibition and collection databases, professional correspondence, managing program budgets, assisting with the programs of the Drawing Institute, organizing mailings, responding to public inquiries, and other routine departmental duties. The position reports to the Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints but works in conjunction with the department’s Frank Strasser Administrator and Collections Manager; collaboration with other departments including conservation, development, education, and public programs is required.

The position requires 2 days per week on average, to be scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.

  • M.A. in art history, preferably with a concentration in European Art 1400–1900
  • Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and on several projects at once
  • Experience in handling rare materials an advantage
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe design suite and InDesign, MailChimp) essential; familiarity with database programs (including TMS) an advantage.

Competitive hourly rate

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, CV, names of references, and salary requirements to:

Application Deadline: September 29, 2017.