Deputy Director - Library for the Performing Arts

Job Information

Description

The Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) has been an essential provider of information, ideas, inspiration, and education for people worldwide for more than 50 years.  It is a unique combination of scholarly research center and circulating public library housed in one building located on the campus of Lincoln Center, the world's leading performing arts center.  

The Library for the Performing Arts seeks an innovative, strategic, visionary, and collaborative leader for the position of Deputy Director for Research & Collections Services.  A member of LPA's management team, the Deputy Director plays a critical role in the day to day operations, and in the development of new and innovative services and methodologies to support LPA’s expert staff and world-class research collections.

The Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) has been an essential provider of information, ideas, inspiration, and education for people worldwide for more than 50 years.  It is a unique combination of scholarly research center and circulating public library housed in one building located on the campus of Lincoln Center, the world's leading performing arts center.  

LPA is looking for a resourceful, organized, and dynamic person to manage the operations of the building and support the curatorial staff in the acquisition, maintenance and long term perservation of performing arts collections.  The ideal candidate must have:

  • A passion and the vision for creating an environment of teamwork that embraces innovation and artistic achievement

  • Knowledge about the administration of a large non-profit, including operating and budget management

  • Effective management and experience leading teams

  • In-depth knowledge of collections management and strategy

  • Background with the performing arts preferred

 

Level
Senior
Location
Lincoln Center, New York

Job Requirements

Experience

-5 to 8 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in a leadership role for a not for profit organization including administrative experience, budget, and personnel management
-Successfully demonstrated leadership experience within a library, educational institution, or non-profit organization with substantial supervisory experience and fiscal responsibility

Education Required

-ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies, or a degree in Arts Administration or other relevant field

Company Information

New York Public Library
445 Fifth Avenue, 5th Fl
New York NY 10016
United States

Contact Information

Emily Nelson
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Category: administration