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Thursday, March 19, 2009

F/T - Assistant Director - Holocaust Resource Ctr & Archives


Queensborough Community College

Title: Assistant Director of the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives (Higher Education Assistant)

Location/Department: Office of Institutional Advancement

Position Detail: Professional/Managerial

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation: $41,624 - $71,974

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Notice Number: MP16037

Closing Date: 4/15/09


The Assistant Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives at Queensborough Community College will assist the Executive Director in supporting the goals and programs of the Center. The mission of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center is to use lessons from the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Working within a collaborative team environment with Holocaust scholars and the Executive Director, the Assistant Director will assist in the research and development of customized exhibits that are unique to the Kupferberg Holocaust Center.

Responsibilities include:

• Assist in marketing the exhibit, coordinating registration, arranging logistics, distribution of materials and follow-up with audiences such as Queensborough’s own faculty and students, teachers in Grades 5-12 and other organizations.
• Schedule and make presentations to community groups and students.
• Manage and maintain the ongoing expansion of the Center’s library collection, video components, survivor testimony files, doctoral dissertations related to the Holocaust and historical artifacts as well as accession new materials for the Center.
• Coordinate the loaning out of the Center’s library materials to individuals, schools and community groups.
• Coordinate all special events that are part of the program of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center, such as lectures, films, conferences and meetings.
• Provide event attendance and in-kind donation information to the Office of Institutional Advancement for fundraising purposes.
• Maintain and continually refresh the content of the Center’s website.
• Maintain and schedule a Speaker’s Bureau consisting of Holocaust survivors to act as docents to be used for potential visits by individuals or groups to the Kupferberg Center as well as assigning speakers to outside institutions.
• Related work as required by the Executive Director.

Non-standard work hours may be required.


• Bachelor’s degree
• Four (4) years of successful experience in instructional organizations dealing with museum exhibits
• Teaching experience
• Knowledge of the Holocaust
• Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
• Familiarity with computerized research, word processing and electronic communication

Experience with maintenance of artifacts and those operational procedures developed by the American Association of Museums
• Master’s degree

Send cover letter and resume with Notice Number to:

Chairperson of the Assistant Director of the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives Search
Office of Faculty & Staff Relations, A-410
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364-1497

The City University of New York
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Last Updated: 3/16/09

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