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Position Announcement



ate: 18 May 98
From: Katherine L. Walter <kayw@unllib.unl.edu>
Subject: Position at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Book Repairer (Bindery Worker II)
University Libraries
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Serials Dept., Binding Section
Reports to Sheila Orth, Head of Binding

Duties:  Repair books for the Libraries' general collections,
including: Japanese paper and paste mending, heat set tissue
repairs, supported and unsupported sewing structures, cloth spine
repairs, and other preservationally-sound techniques appropriate for
books of different historical periods.  Construct boxes and other
protective enclosures. Establish treatment specifications, determine
appropriate method of treatment for general collections, and assist
in treatment of Special collections materials.  Maintain Jacques
board shear, guillotine cutter, and specialized tools for book
repair.  Maintain inventory of supplies. Train staff and students in
book repair techniques.  Interact with all Library departments on
needs and processes.  Participate in special projects on request.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or an equivalent combination of
education and experience from which comparable knowledge and
abilities can be acquired is necessary.  Three years of bindery or
book repair experience or equivalency required; year-for-year
post-secondary education may be substituted for bindery experience.
Preferred:  good oral and written communication skills;  computer
experience.

Salary:  $8.553/hour.

Available 6/1/98

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
all persons hired will be required to show proof of their identity
and right to work in the United States.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer.

To apply, contact

    UNL Employment Office
    32 Canfield Administration Bldg
    Lincoln NE 68588-0442
    402-472-2120

Closing date for the position is 29 May 1998.
For more information about the position, contact Sheila Orth at
(402) 472-2523.

Katherine L. Walter
Chair, Serials Dept.
University of Nebraska
N209 Love Library
Lincoln NE 68588-0410
402-472-3939
Fax: 402-472-5131



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