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|Company||New York Public Library, New York, New York|
|Position||Assistant Director for Public Affairs|
|Salary||$85,000 to $95,000|
|Assistant Director for Public Affairs
New York Public Library,
New York, New York
Salary: $85,000 to $95,000
Assistant Director for Public Affairs
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, seeks an innovative experienced Assistant Director to lead the Public Affairs Department and assist the Executive Director in:
enhancing the Center's ability to serve as an educational resource for the community at large;
increasing the Center's attendance and visibility through more contemporary/relevant programming; and
reimagining the Schomburg brand, both locally and nationally.
The Schomburg Center is recognized as one of the leading institutions of its kind in the world. For over 80 years the Center has collected, preserved, and provided access to materials documenting black life, and promoted the study and interpretation of the history and culture of peoples of African descent. It also sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
The Public Affairs Unit is the Schomburg Centerís hub for all outreach and interpretive resources, programs and materials. Serving as the main source of information on the Schomburgís services for the public, the Public Affairs unit has four principal audiences or stakeholders: researchers, educators, funders and the individuals or institutions interested in African-American, African and African Diasporan history and culture.
The Assistant Director for Public Affairs will:
Supervise and provide leadership for the staff of Public Affairs.
Work with the Public Affairs team to help develop and support our virtual presence, digitization initiatives, and social media outreach.
Manage the development of innovative communications and programmatic strategies and activities that highlight and raise the profile of the Centerís resources and exhibitions and increase/broaden the Centerís tour and visitor audiences.
Serve as a member of the Schomburgís senior management team.
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