Job Opportunity: Director of Smith Center, Newberry Library

February 18, 2022


Applicants must hold a PhD in geography, history, anthropology, or other related discipline. 


The Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library currently seeks a director to promote the use of the Newberry’s world-class collection of over 600,000 historic maps. This is a multifaceted position that blends academic research and public-facing humanities work. The director will work closely with Newberry colleagues to foster new research, build and sustain scholarly collaborations, design programs for educators at all levels, coordinate public programs around maps and mapping, and provide leadership on map digitization projects. 


Please visit the posting webpage for complete application requirements. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.