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Cornell's libraries are the center of intellectual life on campus, housing world-class collections and providing a wealth of services to our community and beyond.

Library/Museum Jobs at Cornell

Cornell University Library oversees twenty individual libraries on our campuses, as well as central departments for administrative services, Alumni Affairs and Development, Assessment and Planning, Collection Development, Communications, Information Technology, Technical Services, and Research and Learning Services.

The Johnson Museum of Art houses 40,000 works spanning six millennia and art from most world cultures. In addition to curating collections and presenting exhibitions, the museum hosts events and programs for the public. 


Types of Jobs

Jobs in this family include assistant and specialist positions for collections, preservation, public services, and technical services, as well as catalogers, preparatory, security, reference, and conservation, with opportunities to advance into management roles.

Career Navigator

Learn more about specific Administrative roles at Cornell and the types of skills and experience required in our Career Navigator Tool.

  • Login as a guest
  • Select Library/Museum from the Job Structure list.
  • Click on different Job Titles to read general descriptions and requirements
  • You can view pay ranges in the Job Profile Attributes tab at the bottom of the page.
  • These are generic job descriptions only; responsibilities and requirements of actual job openings will vary by individual role.
  • Current Job Openings: check the upper right corner to see whether any job openings for this title are currently available.