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Subject: Position at NYU

Position at NYU

From: Kate Murray <murrayk>
Date: Friday, October 11, 1996
NYU Bobst Library, located in Greenwich Village NYC, 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
coordinating 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). Please don't send portfolio
with resume!

Salary and Benefits:  $24,778 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:

     Shelly Douglas, Personnel Coordinator
     NYU Bobst Library
     70 Washington Square South
     11th floor
     New York,  NY  10012

Kate Murray
Collections Conservator
NYU Libraries
murrayk [at] elmer1__bobst__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:36
                Distributed: Saturday, October 12, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-36-021
Received on Friday, 11 October, 1996

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