The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,400 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.
Retrieve and file books and photographs requested by the visiting public; work at the reception desk on a scheduled and as-needed basis; cover new books with Mylar; sew paperback books into binders; clean and shift books stacks; process off-site materials; assist with special projects. Reports to the Manager of Pages.
High school graduate or GED. Punctuality; attention to detail; good interpersonal skills. Previous library experience, and knowledge of art history and of foreign languages is desired but is not essential. Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
$15.00 an hour
New York, NY
Send resume and cover letter to:
Chief of Public Services The Frick Collection 1 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 Fax: 212-879-2091 Email: [email protected] (include “Page/Technician” in subject line of email)
28 hours a week