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Subject: Position at NYU

Position at NYU

From: Ursula Mitra <mitrau>
Date: Friday, August 28, 1998
Conservation Technician
New York University Division Of Libraries

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 the construction
of drop-spine boxes and other enclosures, paper treatments (mending,
dry cleaning, washing and flattening) and ultrasonic encapsulation.
Duties also include assisting in the maintenance of environmental
monitoring equipment, supervising student workers and identifying
and documenting treatment needs.  Technicians also assist the
Conservator with special projects.

Requirements:  At least one year of book conservation experience,
including knowledge of current book and paper conservation
techniques and performing treatment and repair, preferably in an
institutional library setting; proficiency using conservation tools
and equipment, and familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and
database software.  A portfolio of completed treatment work is
required at the time of interview (actual work is preferable to
slides or photos). Please don't send portfolio with resume.

NYU offers a competitive salary and benefit package including
comprehensive medical and dental coverage, tuition remission for
self and family (including domestic partners), and generous vacation
and holidays. NYU encourages applications from women and members of
minority groups. Please send cover letter and resume to:

    Danielle Haslam Schuman
    Human Resources Coordinator
    NYU Bobst Library
    11th Floor
    70 Washington Square South
    New York NY 10012
    schumand [at] elmer4__bobst__nyu__edu

Ursula Mitra, Conservator
Preservation Department, Mezz
NYU Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012-1091
Fax: 212-995-4583

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:22
                  Distributed: Friday, August 28, 1998
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