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Subject: Position at Cornell University--corrigendum

Position at Cornell University--corrigendum

From: Michele Brown <mb72>
Date: Friday, June 4, 1999
This is a corrected and expanded re-posting for the position of
Assistant Book Conservator at Cornell University Department of
Preservation and Conservation.  The Department has a staff of 25,
including three professional conservators (for books, paper, and
photographs respectively), a Conservation Liaison Specialist,  four
conservation technicians, and nine preservation technicians.

Assistant Book Conservator:  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 development.

Knowledge/Experience Requirements.

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.  Minimum of two years experience
beyond training.  Bachelor's degree, with 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.

The department has already embarked on the process of filling this
position, so early applications are suggested.

Michele Brown
Book Conservator
B31 Olin Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Fax: 607-254-7493

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:94
                   Distributed: Friday, June 4, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-94-018
Received on Friday, 4 June, 1999

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