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Position at Huntington Library

From: Mark Roosa <roosa>
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 1993
Head Library Conservator
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Description: Working under the Preservation Officer, the Head Library
Conservator is responsible for the physical care and treatment of books
and manuscripts from the Library's collections and for supervision of
the conservation laboratory and its staff.

Qualifications: Successful candidates should possess an advanced degree
from an accredited conservation training program and 3-4 years bench
experience or equivalent conservation experience in a research library;
good communication and teamwork skills; a working knowledge of the
history of books and printing; an understanding of the principles and
techniques of library conservation and preservation; excellent hand
skills; and a strong commitment to preserve books and manuscripts
through the application of appropriate conservation techniques.
Supervisory experience desirable.

Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience,
with a minimum of  $ 31,000. Excellent benefits, including health and
TIAA-CREF retirement plan.

Deadline for Application: First consideration will be given to
applications received before July 1, 1993. Review of candidates will
continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application,
resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references
to Mr. Carl Foote, Manager of Personnel, Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford
Road, San Marino, California 91108.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is an
educational and cultural center serving both scholars and the general
public. The Library has one of the world's finest collections of rare
books and manuscripts, and is one of the largest and most complete
research libraries in the United States in the field of Anglo-American
civilization.  The  holdings comprise more than 600,000 books and over
3.1 million manuscripts in the fields of British and American history,
literature, art, and science, a portion of which are on public display.
The Avery Conservation Center within the Library is equipped for
repairing manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and works on paper using
state-of-the-art techniques.

                   Conservation DistList Instance 7:3
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 16, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-7-3-007
Received on Tuesday, 15 June, 1993

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