Librarian I – The New York Public Library, Art and Architecture Collection

The Art and Architecture Collection, a department within the Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, collects published works on fine art and architectural history in general, with a few notable exceptions. The scope of the Art and Architecture Collection is international, covering the fine and decorative arts from the prehistoric to contemporary periods. The department therefore serves a diverse public concerned with academic, scholarly, professional, trade and independent inquiries from connoisseurs.

As the Librarian I, you will provide reference services to on-site researchers and remote users; conduct instructional classes; select book and serial publications; and resolve customer service problems.  You will also participate in supervising and training staff and volunteers.

To qualify, you must have an MLS; subject knowledge of the history of art, studio/fine arts, architectural history, architecture, history of photography or decorative arts; demonstrated reference skills; and reading knowledge of at least one Western European language.  For a full job description, visit .

To apply, email cover letter and resume to:   Refer to job code “LA-L1ART” in subject line.

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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