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Book Conservator, Cornell University



Book Conservator, Department of Preservation and Conservation

The Department of Preservation and Conservation of Cornell University
Library has an immediate opening for a Book Conservator.

Responsibilities:       Conservation treatment of rare and unique bound
materials including:  paper treatment, document repair, binding, and
binding restoration.  Assist in planning, program development, staff and
intern training and supervision.

Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of book and manuscript conservation
techniques, and the necessary skill to implement them.  Advanced
diploma/degree in conservation and/or apprenticeship completion
certification.  A minimum of two years experience beyond training.  Sound
academic background; good interpersonal, oral/written communication skills;
the ability to impart skills to others.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Salary:  $31,800
min., depending on experience and qualifications.

Apply to:       Ann Dyckman, Director
        	Library Human Resources
        	201 Olin Library
        	Cornell University
        	Ithaca, NY  14853-5301
Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references with
complete addresses and telephone numbers.

For further information, contact John F. Dean, Conservation Librarian, at
607/255-9687 (or jfd5@cornell.edu)

Lois A. Bobbett
Library Administration
201 Olin Library
phone:  5-5181
fax:    5-9346
e-mail: lab3@cornell.edu


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