Salary is commensurate with education/experience. Minimum of $70,000 for the candidate with required education and appropriate experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R-0000012460
The Medical University of South Carolina Libraries in Charleston invites applications for the position of Curator, Waring Historical Library.
The MUSC Libraries seeks a service-oriented and forward-thinking individual to join our leadership team as the Curator, Waring Historical Library. The Waring Historical Library (http://waring.library.musc.edu/) is the Medical University of South Carolina’s special collections and rare book library. Named for Joseph I. Waring, Jr., the first director of the Historical Library, the library houses books, journals, manuscript items, and museum artifacts dealing with the history of the Atlantic Medical World in the 18th and 19th Centuries as well as the history of the health sciences in the South and South Carolina.
Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Curator directs and manages the operations of the Waring Historical Library, including the University Archives, Digital Archives, and the Macaulay Museum of Dental History. The Curator will provide leadership and initiative to implement the library’s mission successfully.
Review of applications will begin May 20, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Required and Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at https://jobs.library.musc.edu/Curator.php
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, or an advanced degree in public or academic history.
5 or more years of experience working in a special collections or archival environment.
3 or more years of supervisory experience.
Experience curating exhibitions.
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Evidence of scholarship and participation related to special collections and archives and a commitment to continued scholarly and professional activities.
As a major biomedical information resource and partner in the mission of the Medical University of South Carolina, the Library promotes the advancement of research, education, and patient care for MUSC and the state of South Carolina. To this end, the Library supports the creation of new knowledge, the education of health professionals, lifelong learning, and timely access to information, informed health care decisions, as well as preserving the historical record of the Campus and health professions in South Carolina.