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Subject: Position at Smith

Position at Smith

From: Joe Bialek <jbialek>
Date: Friday, June 9, 1995
Mending Assistant
Smith College Libraries

This position has primary responsibility for book restoration and
repair of the general circulating collections of the Libraries.
Duties include: repair and restore book bindings of all types; make
protective storage cases, pamphlet binders and boxes; treat paper by
cleaning, mending with tissue, and heat set repairs; and responsible
for keeping records of work performed on BENCHMARK Conservation
Management System and inventory of mending supplies.  Must estimate
material and equipment needs for the year.  Qualifications:  some
training beyond high school in book preservation methods.  1-3 three
years of relevant experience preferably in an academic library
setting.  Knowledge of paper and book structure as well as ability
to select appropriate treatment options.  Manual dexterity and
patience in detail work, ability to use and maintain bookbinding
tools.  Starting salary for this full- time, 12 -month position is
in the high teens with excellent employee benefits.  submit letter
of application and resume by June 30, 1995 to

    Employment Group
    Office of Human Resources
    Smith College, Box 865
    Northampton, Ma. 01063

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution Minorities and
Women are Encouraged to Apply

                   Conservation DistList Instance 9:1
                   Distributed: Monday, June 12, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-1-011
Received on Friday, 9 June, 1995

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