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Subject: Position at NYU Libraries

Position at NYU Libraries

From: Kate Murray <murrayk>
Date: Monday, September 25, 1995
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 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,
supervising student workers and identifying and documenting
treatment needs. Technicians also assist the collections conservator
with special projects and co-ordinating conservation activities.

Requirements:  1 to 1.5 years of book conservation experience
including knowledge of current book and paper conservation
techniques, preferably in an institutional library setting;
proficiency using conservation equipment and tools; familiarity with
computer programs including Word Perfect 6.0.  A portfolio of
completed treatment work is required at time of interview (actual
work is preferable to slides or photos).

Salary and Benefits:  $23,894 per annum; full health and dental
insurance; tuition remission for self and family (including domestic
partners); 10 days vacation and 14 paid holidays.

Applications: Please send cover letter and resume to:

    Scott White, Personnel Co-ordinator
    NYU Bobst Library
    70 Washington Square South
    11th Floor
    New York,  NY  10012

Kate Murray
Collections Conservator
NYU Libraries

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:29
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 26, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-29-009
Received on Monday, 25 September, 1995

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