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Subject: Position at Minnesota Historical Society

Position at Minnesota Historical Society

From: Cheryl Thies <bm.mha>
Date: Friday, February 4, 1994
Library Conservator
Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society has reopened the search for a
permanent, full-time library conservator, to begin July 1, 1994,
following the release of funds.  Working in conjunction with the
archives conservator, the library conservator manages the book
conservation lab in its new and expanded facility.  Responsibilities
include: recommending, performing, and documenting conservation
treatments; supervising a lab assistant, volunteers, temporary staff,
and interns; working with staff librarians, archivists, curators, and
exhibits design and production personnel in selecting appropriate
treatments, housings, and mounts; assisting in formulation and
implementation of priorities, standards and policies; sharing
responsibilities in monitoring storage, maintaining the disaster
preparedness plan, and providing conservation education to staff and
advice to the public.

Requirements include graduation from an accredited conservation program
and significant work experience or an equivalent combination of
training/experience along with significant work experience.  Preference
will be given to applicants who apply by April 1, however, screening
will continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals
should send letter of interest and resume to: Robert Herskovitz, Head,
Conservation Department, Minnesota Historical Society, 345 Kellogg Blvd.
West, St. Paul, MN  55102-1906.  The Minnesota Historical Society is an
Affirmative Action Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:58
                Distributed: Thursday, February 10, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-7-58-010
Received on Friday, 4 February, 1994

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