Reading Room & Genealogy Institute
Tues, Wed, & Thurs: 10am-4pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Please note: Entry to the Center is by appointment only.
Last entry to the Center for Jewish History exhibition spaces is 30 minutes before closing.
212.294.8301 ext. 5101
The Center for Jewish History is home to five partners—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The partner collections total more than five miles of archival material and span nearly a thousand years of history. When the Center opened its doors as the new "Library of Congress of the Jewish people," it made a commitment to preserve the treasures that live within its walls and make them accessible to scholars, students, and diverse audiences. The Center relies on philanthropic support to do this work.
The Center is currently looking to fill the following position/s:
The Center seeks a creative, self-starting, and organized Senior Manager for Academic and Public Engagement to serve as the Center’s primary public scholar and academic voice and to expand the Center’s research fellowship program (approximately 50% of the position) and the Center’s public and academic programming profile (the remaining 50%). This full-time position will jointly report to the CEO and Chief of Archive and Library Services and will oversee the Manager of Public Programs and Volunteers. The salary range for this position is between $60,000 and up to $80,000, based on experience.
The Center for Jewish History is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Rachel Miller, Chief of Archive and Library Services, at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
The Maintenance Staff Team Member will report to the Operations Manager. The successful candidate will work closely with department members in Maintenance, Engineering, and Operations to ensure that maintenance of the Center’s buildings and infrastructure. The position is permanent and full-time.
Maintenance staff’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prior experience on a maintenance team, either in offices or cultural organizations, is required. Proven capacity to work well with other maintenance team members.
Experience with simple plumbing and/or carpentry tasks.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Natalie Frenkel, Operations Manager, at to firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone Natalie at 212-294-8331.