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Subject: Position at NYPL

Position at NYPL

From: Roberta Pilette <rpilette>
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 1999
Specialist II
The New York Public Library

Applications are invited for the Specialist II position in the
Conservation Lab of The Research Libraries.  The Specialist II will
serve as the Assistant Conservator and perform treatment and other
duties as part both of the artifactual treatment and of collections
maintenance/phased treatment programs.  Fabricates protective
enclosures; assists with archival treatment and rehousing,
collections storage and handling operations, inspection and
coordination of aspects of the commercial library rebinding program,
encapsulation and reformatting, aqueous and non-aqueous treatment,
advanced treatment of artifactual items, and other conservation
activities for a wide range of library materials, including both
general and special collections materials.  Works with on-line
databases in recording treatment operations and in collection
surveying.  Participates in training of new technical staff and
assists in developing specifications and procedures for treatment.

Qualified applicants must have a Master's degree from an accredited
professional conservator training program and demonstrated
professional experience in library and archival conservation
treatment activities; completed coursed in organic, paper, and
conservation chemistry and have a thorough knowledge of conservation
theory and techniques.  Knowledge of diverse preservation problems
of a large research library and experience in a production-oriented
conservation treatment facility is preferred.

We are still accepting applications for this position. Starting
salary $32,511.  Interested applicants should send resume and cover
letter to:

    Human Resources Department KN-SP
    The New York Public Library
    188 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
    New York, NY  10016-4314
    hrd [at] nypl__org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:66
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Received on Wednesday, 10 February, 1999

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