Job Opening Title: Curator of Methodist-Wesleyan Collections and Head of the Center for World Methodism (Librarian 3)
Employer Name: Southern Methodist University
Job Location: Dallas, TX
Application Deadline: December 8, 2022
Salary Range: $68,000-$80,000 Commensurate with Experience.
Years of experience required: 5+
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Bridwell Library (Perkins School of Theology and SMU Libraries) is seeking applicants for the position of Curator of Methodist-Wesleyan Collections and Head of the Center for World Methodism (non-faculty position). The occupant of the position will provide research and programming leadership in Methodist-Wesleyan Studies among a thoughtful, engaged, and diverse community of academic researchers, church congregations, and public visitors. The position will serve the university and greater research community by engaging the heritage, legacy, and future of worldwide Methodism, especially in relation to Bridwell’s acquisition of the World Methodist Museum. Through thoughtful conservation, community relationship-building, studied exhibition curation, active archival processing, and reflective outreach and promotion, the position will provide leadership and direction on the cultural historical preservation of Bridwell’s holdings and how that supports Methodist Studies at SMU with a priority on re-establishing the World Methodist Museum Collections at Bridwell in the next few years.