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Special Collections Curator (20th century–present), Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries


The Syracuse University Libraries is dedicated to an inclusive and equitable workforce.  We are fully committed to hiring and developing a wide range of talent and believe deeply in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility with regard to all the fascinating characteristics that make us different.  We strongly encourage those who share these values to apply and welcome applicants with a range of experience and qualifications.

The Special Collections Curator (20th century-present) is charged with the continued development of and teaching and engagement with the 20th century collections of rare books, printed materials, manuscripts, media, and digital archives. Among the Special Collections Research Center’s (SCRC) collection strengths are activism and social reform, architecture and industrial design, photography/photojournalism, history of recorded sound and broadcasting, science fiction, printing and publishing history, and cartoons.

Applications for the Curator positions will be considered for any Librarian rank, commensurate with their experience. The minimum starting salaries for the various ranks of Librarian are:

  • Assistant Librarian: $50,000/year
  • Senior Assistant Librarian: $55,000/year
  • Associate Librarian: $65,000/year
  • Librarian: $75,000/year

How to Apply:

A complete and detailed job description, with instructions on how to apply can be found here: