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Subject: Position at Utah State University

Position at Utah State University

From: Nancy Elkington <bl.nee>
Date: Tuesday, August 9, 1994
Assistant Librarian/Conservator
Special Collections & Archives
Merrill Library
Utah State University
Logan, Utah

Responsibilities:  The conservator is responsible for the conservation
and restoration of the important items of both monetary and research
value in the special collections, federal documents, and general
collections of the Libraries of Utah State University.  As a
professional member of the staff of special collections and archives,
the conservator is expected to provide reference service to patrons of
the division.  The successful candidate is expected to publish or
present on an annual basis a paper and to participate in professional
and scholarly societies and in such library, learning resources, or
university committees and activities as may be assigned.

Qualifications:  Completion of the MA, MS, MLS, MFA, or substantial work
toward completion of a terminal degree in a field central to the duties
of the position; experience and training in a library conservation
program; knowledge of 18th and 19th century commercial and special
bindings and binding techniques; familiarity with cloth, paper, and
leather bindings and repair work; paper and fabric backing, box and
slip-case construction; demonstrated oral and written communication
skills; demonstrated scholarly activity and production; and familiarity
with conservation and restoration materials and supply houses.

Salary:  $24,000

Contract:  Faculty status, TIAA/CREF 100% contribution by university,
and excellent health benefits package.

Application Deadline:  September 1, 1994

Send letter of application and resume, with names, addresses, and phone
numbers of 3 references to:

    Max Peterson
    Merrill Library
    Utah State University
    Logan, UT  84322-3000.

EEO, AA employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:13
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Received on Tuesday, 9 August, 1994

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