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Subject: Position at Cornell

Position at Cornell

From: Barbara Berger <bebx>
Date: Thursday, May 30, 1991

    Under the Director of Preservation and Conservation, is responsible
    for the conservation treatment of rare and semi-rare bound library
    materials, generally requiring both individual and batch treatment
    and the processing of other materials as directed.  Performs a wide
    variety of conservation tasks including: paper treatment (washing,
    deacidification, sizing, etc.); document repair; binding
    restoration; rebinding.  Supervises and trains conservation
    technicians.  Assists in: conservation planning, program
    development; apprentice training; staff education.  Makes treatment
    decisions and recommendations, and helps to develop and control work
    flow and scheduling. Works closely with other conservation staff and
    library curators.

    Provides assistance in the Mellon-funded consultancy, workshop, and
    intern training program.

    Performs other related duties as directed.


    Extensive knowledge of book and manuscript conservation techniques
    as evidenced by: advanced diploma/degree in conservation;
    apprenticeship completion certification; other verifiable
    certification of advanced training, plus a minimum of two years
    related experience after training with some supervisory
    responsibilities.  Sound academic background, with good oral and
    written communication skills, and ability to impart knowledge to

Salary         $25,000 minimum, depending upon experience and

Closing Date   Until filled.

Available      Immediately

Apply To       Ann A. Dyckman
               Personnel Director
               201C Olin Library
               Cornell University
               Ithaca, NY 14853-5301

               (Include cover letter, resume and a list of three

Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Revised 5/28/91

                   Conservation DistList Instance 5:3
                  Distributed: Saturday, July 1, 1991
                        Message Id: cdl-5-3-008
Received on Thursday, 30 May, 1991

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