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Position at Folger Shakespeare Library

From: Linda Blaser <blaser>
Date: Monday, September 11, 2000
Senior Paper Conservator Wanted
Folger Shakespeare Library
Search reopened 9/6/00
Will accept resumes from all qualified candidates

Senior Paper Conservator: BA degree desirable, with at least 4-6
additional years of specialized conservation expertise and practice
on late Renaissance to contemporary paper and vellum manuscripts,
and a variety of works of art on paper in an archives environment.
Position demands sound knowledge of organic and physical chemistry
as applied to conservation treatments and thorough understanding of
preservation theory and ethics. Demonstrated competency with the
most advanced technical equipment related to conservation practice,
including database application skills. Require highest degree of
accuracy and precision for all conservation treatments, plus
experience in exhibition preparation and installation. Under
direction of Head of Conservation, Sr. Paper Conservator assumes
primary responsibility for the examination, treatment, maintenance,
display and handling of manuscript material, flat printed items,
photographs and works of art on paper. Benefits include medical
coverage, generous vacation, and eligibility for TIAA-CREF
retirement and sabbatical leave.  Benefit Assistance with work VISA.
Salary range $34-42K.

Send cover letter and resume to

    Folger Shakespeare Library
    Attn: Human Resource/Paper
    201 E. Capitol St., SE
    Washington, DC 20003-1094

No phone calls please.  EOE

Linda A. Blaser
Senior Book Conservator
The Folger Shakespeare Library

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:17
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-17-030
Received on Monday, 11 September, 2000

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