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Re: [BKARTS] Historic Conservation Technician, New York State Library, Albany, NY



I apologize--I was trying to forward this, not reply to the whole list. My
apologies.

> I thought you'd find this interesting.
>
> Rachel
>
>> Historic Conservation Technician 2, SG-12
>> (Reissue)
>> LOCATION: Albany SALARY: $33,977* (Includes benefits)
>>
>> The New York State Library is seeking to fill a position of Historic
>> Conservation Technician 2, salary grade 12. Under the direction of a
>> Senior Librarian, the Historic Conservation Technician 2 will perform
>> duties that include, but will not be limited to, the following:
>>
>> * Monitor and record environmental conditions,
>> * Prepare condition reports,
>> * Make recommendations for solutions to problems identified through
>> the monitoring process,
>> * Read hygrothermographs and dataloggers;
>> * Assist in conducting collection surveys and participate as team
>> member with Manuscripts and Special Collections staff to coordinate
>> Library preservation and conservation efforts;
>> * Participate on Collections Response Team to plan and respond to
>> situations that place the collections in jeopardy;
>> * Evaluate archival nature of commercial products and maintain the
>> unit's monitoring equipment and supplies inventory;
>> * Perform various cleaning activities, such as aqueous/non-aqueous
>> washes, de-acidification, buffering, dry cleaning techniques,
>> including mechanical backing removal, lining, solvent work for stain
>> and adhesive removal, bleaching, and fumigation;
>> * Perform various paper repairs, such as guarding, hinging, mending
>> (including critical alignment) with heat set and Japanese tissue and
>> wheat starch paste, filling of losses, humidification and flattening,
>> removal and separation of tape, gum and wax seals, solubility testing
>> and basic stabilization of photographic materials;
>> * Perform various repairs to case bound volumes-textblock
>> consolidation, including tip-ins, inserts and sewing/resewing, case
>> repairs, ncluding rehinge, rebacks, recasing, reusing boards or
>> building a new case, simple disbanding and page separation
>>
>> MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four years of qualifying experience in which
>> the preponderance of duties involved carrying out preservation
>> activities in a library, archive, or public records repository.
>> Qualifying experience may include laboratory conservation work,
>> micrographics or imaging activities, or other preservation activities
>> aimed at stabilizing archive or library materials.
>>
>> Leads to a maximum salary of $41,481 based on annual performance
>> advances. Pending union members' approval, a tentative 4-year
>> contract between the State of New York and CSEA, will provide annual
>> raises in the amount of 3%, 3%, 3% and 4%.
>>
>> CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a provisional appointment
>> pending a Civil Service examination.
>>
>> APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of
>> interest by December 7, 2007 to:
>>
>> Ms. Gayle Bowden
>> Director, Human Resources Management
>> Box CG-620
>> NYS Education Department
>> 89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
>> Albany, NY 12234
>> Fax (518) 486-5631
>> E-mail:
>> <mailto:cgraves2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=Historic%20Conservation%20Technician%202%20position%20%5BNYLINE%5D>cgraves2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>>
>> The New York State Education Department is an Affirmative Action/Equal
>> Opportunity Employer
>>
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