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Subject: Position at Cornell

Position at Cornell

From: Barbara Berger <beb1>
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 1999
Assistant Book Conservator
Olin Library
Cornell University

Main Function: Under the Book Conservator, the Assistant Book
Conservator is responsible for the conservation treatment of rare
and unique library materials, generally those requiring individual
treatment.  Performs complex conservation treatment on rare/unique
materials, consisting of: analysis and replication of historic
structures, conservation of paper and parchment via aqueous and
chemical treatment, re-sewing in a variety of styles, leather and
vellum rebinding/binding restoration, gold and blind tooling.
Assists in the preparation of rare/unique materials for exhibition.
Assists  the Book Conservator in arranging workflow and treatment
identification with the Conservation Liaison and curatorial staff.
Participates in the general training and education, consultancy, and
internship  programs of the Department.  Works closely with other
staff of the Department on overall conservation planning and program

Knowledge/Experience Requirements: Associate's degree with 2-3 years
experience or equivalent combination required.  Bachelor's degree

Extensive knowledge of book and manuscript conservation techniques
as evidenced by: degree/diploma in conservation, apprenticeship
completion certificate, or other verifiable certification of
advanced training and education, and a minimum of two years
experience beyond training.  Good oral and written communication
skills.  Ability to impart knowledge to others.

Salary dependant upon level of experience but a minimum of $28,000.
For further information, contact John F. Dean 607-255-9687, or
Michele Brown 607-255-2484.

Please send a cover letter and resume to

    Deb Shigley
    Department of Human Resources
    Room 235, Olin Library
    Cornell University
    Ithaca NY 14853

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:84
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