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Conservation Tech. Position



>Date: Thu, 13 Jul 1995 10:49:35 -0500
>From: d-howe@nwu.edu (Deborah Howe)
>To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@cornell.edu>
>Subject: Conservation Tech. Position
>
>Conservation Technician  ( LA II )
>	Northwestern University Library
>
>Northwestern University seeks an individual to perform a variety of
>conservation treatments including work on a range of paper, cloth, and
>leather bindings.  Treatments will include work on text blocks and covers
>such as resewing, rebacking, paper treatments, repairing existing covers,
>and constructing new covers.  Other treatments include encapsulation,
>deacidification, fumigation and making protective enclosures.
>
>Trains and supervises student assistants involved in treatment of
>materials. Responsible for record keeping of the above.  Specifies treatment
>and inspects completed work.  Assists in routine work-flow of library
>materials in and out of Lab facilities.  Participates in conducting
>workshops, condition surveys and departmental tours.
>
>Assists with and performs other duties as necessary to achieve the goals of
>the Preservation Department.
>
>Qualifications  :
>
>Cooperative spirit essential.  Good organizational, inter - personal and
>communication skills.  Understanding of conservation principles. At least
>one year of experience in bookbinding or conservation work.  Ability to
>think analytically and make decisions.  Ability to work independently.
>
>Also desirable  :
>Experience or strong interest in library preservation.  Experience and
>continued interest in history, art, chemistry, history of the book,
>bookbinding structure, or library science.  Working knowledge of  word
>processing and statistics programs.
>
>Hours  :  37.5 per week.  This is a permanent half-time position. However,
>temporary funds have been secured to make the position full-time for 18
>months after hire. At the end of this period it will revert to half-time if
>no additional funding is available.
>
>Submit applications to:
>
>Peter Devlin
>Personnel Librarian
>Dept. E95-0414
>Northwestern University Library
>1935 Sheridan Rd.
>Evanston, Il 60208
>
>For more information, contact:
>
>Deborah Howe, Collections Conservator
>708.491.7607
>
>
>
>
>
>Deborah Howe / Collections Conservator
>Northwestern University Library
>1935 Sheridan Road
>Evanston, Il  60208
>d-howe@nwu.edu
>708.491.7607
>
>
>

Deborah Howe / Collections Conservator
Northwestern University Library
1935 Sheridan Road
Evanston, Il  60208
d-howe@nwu.edu
708.491.7607


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