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Subject: Position at Nebraska State Historical Society

Position at Nebraska State Historical Society

From: Julie A. Reilly <grfcc>
Date: Monday, April 9, 2001
Paper Conservator
Ford Conservation Center
Nebraska State Historical Society

A paper conservator is sought for the Paper Conservation Laboratory
at the Ford Conservation Center. The Ford Center is a division of
the Nebraska State Historical Society and is housed within a
state-of-the-art regional conservation facility in Omaha, Nebraska.
This position represents a unique opportunity for a dynamic,
self-motivated conservator to initiate programs and develop this new
laboratory in the direction of his/her interest.  All levels and
types of professional programs and services in paper conservation
and preservation are needed in this region of the United States.

The incumbent will work in the Paper Lab in the conservation of
objects and collections from the region. The conservator will be
responsible for the operation of the Paper Laboratory, perform
treatments, advise on regional preservation issues, and participate
in conservation and preservation training.  The conservator will
advise on all issues relating to preservation of paper-based
collections.  The incumbent will represent the Ford Center at
national professional meetings and in professional organizations.
Additional staffing for the lab is based on work flow and need.
Internships can be available per wishes of the incumbent. Qualified
applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree and a graduate
conservation program or have equivalent training and experience.
Several years of experience at progressively advanced levels is
preferred.

If you are interested in this position (#054-00601) please send a
cover letter, resume, and State of Nebraska Application for
Employment Form to

    Nebraska State Personnel
    P.O. Box 94905
    Lincoln, NE 68509

or apply online at <URL:www.wrk4neb.org/jobapp/>.  A paper copy can
be obtained by calling the Ford Center at 402-595-1180.  We would be
happy to answer any questions you may have about the job, the Ford
Center, the Historical Society, or Omaha.   Please do not hesitate
to call or e-mail.  A courtesy duplicate of your application would
be greatly appreciated and can be directed to

    Julie A. Reilly
    Director, Ford Conservation Center
    1326 South 32nd Street
    Omaha, NE 68105
    402-595-1171
    <grfcc [at] radiks__net>


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