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Open Conservator Position (fwd)


Peter Verheyen, Conservation Librarian
Syracuse University Library, Syracuse, NY 13244
315.443.9937 <wk> 315.443.9510 <fax>

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 08:58:33
From: Robert Wittorf <Robert.Wittorf.1@ND.EDU>
To: Book_Arts-L-request@listserv.syr.edu
Subject: Open Conservator Position

Please post this professional position to your list.


The University Libraries of Notre Dame seek a book and paper Conservator to
provide conservation and restoration in accord with the AIC code of Ethics
for a variety of rare and unique materials from the University Libraries'
collections, including medieval manuscripts, art on paper, fine bindings,
and modern manuscripts.  Reporting to the Head of the Department of
Preservation and Conservation, the Conservator will manage the operation of
the conservation laboratory; participate in analysis of current
preservation treatment programs; and assist in assessing collection
conservation needs, in disaster preparedness and recovery, in preparing
materials for exhibit, and in other programs relating to the Libraries'
comprehensive preservation program.  The Conservator will supervise, train,
and evaluate conservation staff, work in advisory capacity with general
collections repair unit, and work closely with other Preservation and
Conservation Department units.


Master's degree in Conservation from an accredited library school
conservation program or equivalent from an accredited school of
conservation.  Minimum of one year experience in an academic research
library or archive.  Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the practices
and techniques employed in the conservation of collections of library
research materials, including ethical implications, and the chemistry and
history of the book.  Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written
communication skills, and experience in computer applications. Membership
and participation in applicable professional organizations. Faculty or
professional staff appointment.  Minimum salary $34,500 with competitive
benefits. For assured consideration, send letter of application, resume,
and the names and addresses of three professional references by March 20,
1998 to:

Sharon A. Veith
Human Resource Generalist
221 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
FAX 631-6772
INTERNET: veith.1@nd.edu

Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer<br>
Applications from minorities and individuals with disabilities encouraged.

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