(April 25, 2022)
Position Title - Archives Manager
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Director of Archives and Publications
Position Type - Part-time, permanent
Benefits - No
Hourly wage range - $31 - $35
R & Company is the pre-eminent design gallery in New York City, representing contemporary artists and a wealth of important vintage furniture and design objects. The gallery presents 7-10 exhibitions annually in its Tribeca locations and participates in international design fairs in the United States and abroad. Within R & Company, we hold an important and extensive non-circulating library and archival collection covering the history of art, design, and architecture from circa 1900 to the present. The general library includes many rare and out-of-print titles, with specialties in international design overviews from the mid-twentieth century, period pamphlets, and catalogs. In the archives and special collections, R & Company holds a significant range of materials, such as the estate of Greta Magnusson Grossman, a drawings collection, a vast array of periodicals, photographs, ephemera, an AV media collection, and many other rare resources related to the history of modern design.
We seek an inquisitive and collaborative individual to serve as Archives Manager to the gallery’s library and archives. Qualified candidates will have experience processing archival materials, appropriate knowledge and practiced application of archival theory and best practices.
Duties & responsibilities
Please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references addressed to Mina Warchavchik Hugerth at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls, please. R & Company is an equal opportunity employer.