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FW: Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

  • 1.  FW: Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

    Posted 11-03-2019 16:27

    Librarian, Pace Gallery- New York, New York

    Pace Gallery Research & Archives seeks an innovative and service-focused librarian to manage its library collection and provide services to staff and guest researchers. The librarian is an integral member of the research services team. The library is a specialized collection that serves the business and curatorial needs of a global enterprise in support of sales, gallery programs, artists and object research. The collection includes artist monographs, exhibition catalogues, art theory, periodicals, photography, and artist files.


    ·         Provide specialized subject reference and research assistance to staff, dealer offices, and guest researchers

    ·         Catalog and process new acquisitions 

    ·         Plan acquisitions within collection development framework Update and create content for Web pages, user guides and training materials

    ·         Develop library programming and special events

    ·         Participate in exhibitions, installations, and publications, in collaboration with the Curatorial team

    ·         Provide innovative service to increase usage and sustain fundamental users

    ·         Represent the Library by participating in meetings and on committees

    ·         Supervise library interns

    ·         Coordinate and facilitate all Libraries functions, and collaborate with the director of Research & Archives to develop and write department's new collection development policy

    ·         Develop and monitor budgets

    ·         Collect and report usage statistics

    ·         Performs related work as required

    ·         Understand copyright law, fair use, and ethical use of information

    ·         Commitment to professional development and scholarship, demonstrated contribution and participation in the broader professional community



    ·         Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, visual studies or Art History, or another relevant discipline

    ·         Maintain current knowledge of library and archives trends

    ·         A minimum of two years of professional experience in an academic, museum, or corporate library

    ·         Knowledge of art literature and experience maintaining an art collection

    ·         Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

    ·         Computer skills including familiarity with web-based cataloguing tools, MS Office suite, and Adobe CC

    ·         Familiarity with OCLC Connexion, LibGuides, online citation management, digital humanities tools, and related library systems and software

    ·         Should be able to lift weights up to 40 lbs.

    ·         Knowledge of the art world and trends in practice and scholarship

    ·         Ability to establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with staff, interns, and outside individuals, and organizations

    ·         Strong organization skills and attention to detail are critical

    ·         Desire to function in a team-oriented environment

    ·         Exhibit a professional, responsible and self-motivated attitude

    In addition to an active and progressive work environment, Pace Gallery offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans with a company match, flexible spending accounts and commuter benefits. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer a generous vacation policy.

    Please send your cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to:, Subject: Librarian.

    Pace Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship.