Under the direction of the La Guardia and Wagner Archives' Director, the Museum Specialist will support educational program activities within the office. The Museum Specialist will become an integral part of the Archives' educational outreach program. (see link to CUNY website Job Listing for further details)
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Advanced Degree preferred. Extensive knowledge of New York City History including a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and a record of achievement in some aspect of public history. Experience in museums or archives highly desirable. Excellent research and writing skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency using Microsoft office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
About La Guardia and Wagner Archives, La Guardia Community College, CUNY
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives was established in 1982 to collect, preserve, and make available primary materials documenting the social and political history of New York City. The Archives serves a broad array of researchers: journalists, students, scholars, exhibit planners and policy makers examining the history of Greater New York. The Archives also produces public programs exploring that h...istory. La Guardia and Wagner Archives is located at La Guardia Community College.
LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.