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Subject: Position at NYU

Position at NYU

From: Kate Murray <murrayk>
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 1994
Conservation Technician position at NYU Bobst Library

NYU Bobst Library is seeking an experienced conservation technician to
work on circulating, non-rare material in our book conservation lab.
Responsibilities include performing various conservation treatments on a
variety of cloth, paper and leather bindings, such as resewing, recasing
and rebacking.  Other treatments include construction of drop spine
boxes and other enclosures, paper treatments (mending, dry cleaning,
washing and flattening) and ultrasonic encapsulation.  More duties
include monitoring environmental control equipment as well as
identifying and documenting treatment needs.  Technicians also assist
the collections conservator with special projects and coordinating
conservation activities.

Requirements: 1 to 1 1/2 years of book conservation experience,
including knowledge of current book and paper conservation techniques,
preferably in an institutional library setting and proficiency using
conservation equipment and tools.  A portfolio of completed treatment
work is required at time of interview.

Salary And Benefits: $23,036 per annum including full health and dental
insurance, tuition remission for self and family, 10 days vacation and
14 paid holidays.

Applications: Please send cover letter and resume to:

    NYU Bobst Library
    70 Washington Square South
    New York,  NY  10012
    Attn: Scott White, Personnel Coordinator

Kate Murray
Collections Conservator

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:64
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 9, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-7-64-019
Received on Wednesday, 9 March, 1994

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