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Subject: Position at Notre Dame

Position at Notre Dame

From: Robert Wittorf <robert.wittorf.1>
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 1998
University Libraries of Notre Dame

The University Libraries of Notre Dame seek a book and paper
Conservator to provide conservation and restoration in accord with
the AIC code of Ethics for a variety of rare and unique materials
from the University Libraries' collections, including medieval
manuscripts, art on paper, fine bindings, and modern manuscripts.
Reporting to the Head of the Department of Preservation and
Conservation, the Conservator will manage the operation of the
conservation laboratory; participate in analysis of current
preservation treatment programs; and assist in assessing collection
conservation needs, in disaster preparedness and recovery, in
preparing materials for exhibit, and in other programs relating to
the Libraries' comprehensive preservation program.  The Conservator
will supervise, train, and evaluate conservation staff, work in
advisory capacity with general collections repair unit, and work
closely with other Preservation and Conservation Department units.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Conservation from an accredited
library school conservation program or equivalent from an accredited
school of conservation.  Minimum of one year experience in an
academic research library or archive.  Demonstrated knowledge of and
skill in the practices and techniques employed in the conservation
of collections of library research materials, including ethical
implications, and the chemistry and history of the book.  Excellent
interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and
experience in computer applications. Membership and participation in
applicable professional organizations. Faculty or professional staff
appointment.  Minimum salary $34,500 with competitive benefits. For
assured consideration, send letter of application, resume, and the
names and addresses of three professional references by March 15,
1998 to:

    Sharon A. Veith
    Human Resource Generalist
    221 Hesburgh Library
    Notre Dame, IN 46556
    Fax: 631-6772
    veith.1 [at] nd__edu

Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Applications from minorities and individuals with disabilities

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:63
                 Distributed: Friday, January 23, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-63-016
Received on Wednesday, 21 January, 1998

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