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Position at Library of Congress

From: Mark Roosa <mroo>
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2000
Conservator (Rare Bookbinder)
Position at Library of Congress
Vacancy Announcement (#000089)

GS-1001-09 (9749) $32,380 - $42,091 ($35,310 - $45,900)*
GS-1001-11 (9750) $39,178 - $50,932 ($42,724 - $55,541)*
GS-1001-12 (9751) $46,955 - $61,040 ($51,204 - $66,564)*
*Salary reflects locality pay

Date 27 Apr 2000
Date 31 May 2000

Promotion Potential: Promotion Plan to GS-12
Position Location:   Rare Book Section, Conservation Division,
Preservation Directorate, Library Services; James Madison Memorial
Building, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties: The conservator (rare bookbinder)
performs conservation work on a wide variety of library materials.
Examines and analyzes collection materials; writes treatment
proposals; and obtains photographic documentation and curatorial
approval; performs treatment;  prepares treatment reports; obtains
post-treatment photography.  Develops annual plan for preservation
and conservation of Special Collections Divisions' materials.
Performs needs assessment (survey) in collaboration with curatorial
staff of division.  Conducts conservation and preservation training
and workshops for junior staff, visitors, and  library staff.
Identifies and recommends current and future preservation needs;
advises and instructs library staff and others on these needs.

For a full description of this position and application guidelines,
please see: <URL:>

Mark S. Roosa
Chief, Conservation Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4530
Fax: 202-707-1525

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:54
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 3, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-54-028
Received on Wednesday, 3 May, 2000

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