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Posted: Thursday, August 3, 2017 11:10 PM

The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers is an international fellowship program open to people whose work will benefit directly from access to the collections at the Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingA?including academics, independent scholars, and creative writers. The Center appoints 15 Fellows each year for a nine:month term at the Library, from September through May. In addition to working on their own projects, the Fellows engage in ongoing exchanges of ideas within the Center and in public forums throughout the Library. The Cullman Center Director position is a full:time, year:round job. The Director manages all aspects of the fellowsA? nine:month residency at the Library; runs the annual fellowship competition; manages three staff members; works closely with NYPL senior management, other NYPL research libraries, curators, and departments; manages the CenterA?s budget; works with CenterA?s governing Executive Committee, NYPL Development Office, and with individual donors. The Director and Deputy Director organize 8:12 evening public programs highlighting fellowsA? work each year.Reporting to NYPLA?s Andrew W. Mellon Director of Research Libraries, the Director of the Cullman Center:Oversees the CenterA?s operations, providing administrative stability and continuity. Manages staff and budget, ensuring that the Center operates within available financial resourcesManages annual fellowship competition; appoints and manages Reviewing and Selection CommitteesCreates an atmosphere that fosters intellectual exchange at the Center, within the Library, and in the larger cultural arena of New YorkAdvises Fellows about their projects, Library research, and particular needs. Works with Library curators and other staff members to facilitate FellowsA? deep use of NYPL resourcesDirects high:quality public evening programs based on FellowsA? work; manages the CenterA?s biennial Joanna Jackson Goldman Memorial Lectures on American Civilization and GovernmentWorks to raise CenterA?s profile, nationally and internationally; generates publicity for Center activitiesCoordinates with the LibraryA?s Development office to create and manage fundraising plans with individuals and foundations; maintains regular contact with donors to the CenterWorks closely with the Centers Executive Committee Supervises the Cullman Center Institute for Teachers (high school and middle school) and its activities throughout the yearCollaborates with other cultural institutions in New York and maintains relations with directors of other scholarly centers in the humanities Supervising 3 staff membersWorking daily with 15 Fellows (scholars and writers)Working with CenterA?s Executive Committee (meetings twice/year; some ongoing reporting)Supervising management of CenterA?s Institute for TeachersAccountability and ProfessionalismCustomer ServiceCollaboration and TeamworkJob:Specific Knowledge and Skills Leadership and Management Performance Management and Development BachelorA?s degreeSignificant accomplishments as independent scholar, creative writer, or academicAbility to foster sense of community among 15 diverse scholars and writers, and small staffFamiliarity with broad range of cultural and intellectual work, national and internationalConnections with individuals at other NY cultural institutions, for imaginative collaborations and programs promoting work MadeNYPLAbility to run residential fellowship program within much larger institutional context Demonstrated supervisory experience, including hiring, mentoring, developing and managing the performance of staffAbility to work closely with colleagues throughout larger institutionPersonal experience conducting researchOffice setting35 hours per week to be scheduled during Center hoursNon Union

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