Human Resources Specialist


The Morgan invites applications for the position of Human Resources Specialist. The primary responsibility of the Human Resources Specialist is to manage the Morgan’s Fellowship, Internship and Volunteer programs, attending to long-range planning as well as day-to-day matters critical to the success of the programs. The position will work with managers to develop programs; identify and create hiring resources with the goal of attracting a diverse applicant pool; manage applicants and coordinate the selection process. The specialist will also plan and implement special events and tours and act as the point of contact/support for program participants. As part of the Morgan’s Human Resources team, the Specialist will also fulfill administrative duties as determined by the Director of Human Resources.

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of relevant professional-level experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in a museum, arts/culture organization and/or non-profit agency a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse groups
  • Ability to exercise judgment in building relationships across all organizational levels and functions
  • Strong written communication skills; excellent attention to detail
  • Familiarity with, and interest in, organizational DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion) programming
  • Familiarity with processing visas (J-1 and others)
  • Ability to work effectively advancing many projects simultaneously while respecting the confidential and sensitive nature inherent in human resources work
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Orientation toward (a) customer service and (b) collaborative work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of, and skill in researching, listservs, websites and platforms that may be useful for job postings
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Use computer keyboard for extended periods of time

$55,000 – 65,000, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits plan.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources at

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Important to note:

Vaccination Requirement

The Morgan Library & Museum complies with New York City Executive Order 225 and requires that all employees be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

EEO Statement

The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.