Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Cornell: Assistant to the Wason Curator


The Assistant to the Wason curator is a 30-hour per week position. It is a part collections, and part administrative position, reporting to the Wason Curator and providing general assistance and support to the Wason Collection and the Asia Collection on a variety of levels. Responsibilities include working on budget issues, managing office logistics and supplies, compiling statistics, supervising student assistants, providing assistance in the Wason collection and the Asia Reading Room, providing assistance in selecting Korean materials, preparing exhibits and special events, and supporting the Wason Curator with particular, specialized tasks and projects.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work independently or in a team setting; proficiency with computers and standard office programs; ability to handle confidential information. Preferred: Solid background knowledge of East Asia, proficiency in Korean; academic library experience; supervisory/managerial experience.

No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.