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Subject: Position at Newberry Library

Position at Newberry Library

From: Anne Klos <klosa>
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2000
Project Conservator, Ayer Manuscript Collection
Conservation Services
Newberry Library

This project position is funded through the Save America's Treasures
grant program.  Reporting to the Director of Conservation Services,
the Project Conservator will be the primary conservator of the
Edward E. Ayer American Indian History Collection for the period of
the grant. The Ayer collection includes books, papers, parchment,
photographs and other materials produced over the last five hundred
years.  Treatments will include media consolidation, paper and
parchment stabilization, binding repair and rehousing.

Responsibilities: Assist the Director of Conservation Services in
prioritization of treatments; specify and perform treatment after
consultation with curators; document treatment using digital camera
and database; train and supervise 2-3 technicians and interns in
work associated with the Ayer project; all other tasks or activities
needed for the achievement of departmental and project goals.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree in
conservation or its equivalent required; experience treating and
rehousing vellum, flat paper, books and photographs; knowledge of
conservation theory and practice for books and papers; ability to
work independently and as part of a team;  FileMaker Pro database
experience preferred.

Schedule: Full time, 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday,
occasional evening assignments.  Grant sponsored, exempt position
ending August 31, 2002.

Benefits: Group life, health, dental and vision insurance; fifteen
days vacation first year, twenty days thereafter, two personal days,
six paid holidays; book discounts and purchasing service. Retirement
plan and LTD coverage after one year.

Salary: Librarian I
Posted: July 19, 2000
Available: September 5, 2000, applications accepted until position
is filled.

Send cover letter and resume to

    Anne Klos
    Director of Human Resources
    The Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60610
    Fax: 312-255-3509.

Please see <URL:>

The Newberry Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Anne M. Klos
Director of Human Resources
The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610 - 3305
Fax: 312-255-3509

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:6
                   Distributed: Friday, July 21, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-6-027
Received on Wednesday, 19 July, 2000

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