Research Experience Associate
The New York Public Library
Job posted to this site on June 22nd at 4:48pm
Application Deadline: July 22nd 2022
The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years.
The Center for Research in the Humanities, located on the second floor of the NYPL’s flagship location, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, is dedicated to furthering the Library’s mission to to engage, inspire, support, and connect a growing community of scholars worldwide with each other and with the Library’s world-class collections. The Center encompasses four admission-by-application research study rooms, and programming space. The Center is home to public classes, workshop series, class visits that provide researcher orientation and instruction, as well as events that foster engagement with the Library’s collections and research services.
Reporting to the Associate Manager of the Center for Research in the Humanities, the Research Experience Associate supports the day to day operations of the Center, including staffing the Center’s welcome desk, greeting incoming researchers, and working with staff to assist the public in their use of the Center.
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates interested in careers in librarianship, that demonstrate a strong work ethic, commitment to inclusivity, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, and have a friendly and helpful demeanor. These positions serve as ambassadors for the Library, and work with library staff to help ensure that a welcoming and productive research environment is preserved for researchers, fellows and staff working in the Center's spaces.
LocationStephen A. Schwarzman Building | The New York Public Library Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street New York, NY 10018