Job Responsibilities

The Morgan Library & Museum’s Department of Drawings and Prints seeks a temporary, part-time Research Assistant to facilitate the cataloguing of a gift of over three hundred drawings from a private collection. The assistant will be responsible for researching the drawings, updating database records and paper files, and producing brief entries on each work. Priority will be given to drawings slated to be included in an upcoming exhibition.

This position will work 1–2 days per week for a total of 210 hours over a negotiable period of time.


  • Graduate students in Art History with relevant museum and/or cataloguing experience
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Advanced research skills
  • Knowledge of Italian, French, or German desirable
  • Experience in the handling of rare materials an advantage

Compensation: $20 per hour

To apply: Applications due November 26, 2012. The position is set to begin immediately.

Interested applicants please click below to e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

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