Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) seeks a Chief Curator to lead their educational and exhibition programs, and to give hands-on instructional sessions with the collections for undergraduate and graduate students, providing them with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to handle, analyze, and interpret primary source materials in their courses.
This individual will report to the Senior Director of the SCRC and work closely with faculty to foster engagement with collections. They will initiate, coordinate, budget, produce, and supervise SCRC’s annual program of collection-based exhibitions, faculty fellows, visiting scholars, and workshops. As part of the SCRC management team, the Chief Curator will supervise three professional staff and participate in business and strategic planning for the department.
SCRC’s internationally-renowned collections document myriad scientific, political, social, and aesthetic movements from across the globe. We uphold a deep commitment to preserving and providing access to a multi-dimensional historical record that is both deep and broadly diverse, ranging from ancient clay tablets, to early audio recording technologies, and twenty-first-century manuscript collections. Our collection strengths include: activism and social reform, broadcasting history, pulp literature and science fiction, religious and utopian communities, as well as significant holdings in rare books and printed material
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