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Position at New York Public Library

From: Marc Reeves <mreeves>
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2000
Assistant Conservator, Specialist II
The New York Public Library--The Research Libraries
Research Libraries Administration/Preservation Division/
Goldsmith Conservation Laboratory
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
Evenings and Saturdays as required.
Schedule subject to change.
Salary: $34,055

General Description: Under the supervision of the Head of the
Goldsmith Conservation Laboratory or designate, performs treatment
and other duties as part of the treatment programs of the Goldsmith
Conservation Laboratory.  Performs conservation treatment for a wide
range of library materials, including material from the general
collections and significant artifactual or "rare" materials.  Duties
include fabrication of protective enclosures, archival processing,
rehousing, and treatment; collections storage and handling
operations, collection maintenance repairs and rebinding operations;
encapsulation, reformatting, aqueous and non-aqueous treatment
activities.  May be required to work with computers in recording
treatment operations and in collection surveying.  May participate
in training of new staff and assist in developing specifications and
procedures for treatment.  May coordinate treatment projects or
other activities of the lab as directed by senior conservator staff.
Assists in general administrative and lab maintenance duties of the
conservation lab.  Performs related duties as required.

Eligibility Requirements: Master's degree from an accredited
professional conservator training program and professional
experience in library and archival conservation treatment
activities, or an equivalent combination of education, training and
experience. Demonstrated in-depth working knowledge of conservation
theory and techniques, with satisfactory completion of courses in
organic, paper, and conservation chemistry.  Demonstrated knowledge
of the diverse preservation problems of a large research library and
successfully demonstrated experience in a production- oriented
conservation treatment facility highly preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

NYPL's most recent annual
report may be viewed at

Barbara Goldsmith Conservation Laboratory
The New York Public Libraries
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018
Fax: 212-930-0666

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:1
                   Distributed: Monday, June 19, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-1-042
Received on Thursday, 15 June, 2000

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