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Position at Chicago Public Library

From: Sophia K. Jordan <sjordan>
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2001
Librarian IV/Collection Conservator
Harold Washington Library Center
Special Collections Division
400 S. State Street
Chicago, Illinois

Responsible for: conservation treatment and document treatment of
various formats including archival materials, rare books, drawings,
prints, maps, art on paper, photographs, unbound manuscripts and
select artifacts; collection assessment and maintenance of the
conservation lab and equipment. Ensure inventory of lab materials
and supplies; participate in special projects and serve on relevant
committees; consult with subject area specialists; recommend outside
conservation treatment services as needed; and assist with
conservation on rare books and manuscripts. Candidate must have
strong organizational and communication skills, including
demonstrated ability to document treatments, write specifications,
prepare reports and analyze and solve problems. Conservator will
provide monthly statistics and reports, special reports and surveys
and attend meetings, workshops and training courses as assigned.

Qualifications: Master's degree in library science from an
ALA-accredited institution supplemented by three years of
post-graduate library experience including one year of supervisory

Entry salary: $45,948/year; excellent benefits.

Portfolio required: all applicants should submit at time of
application a slide portfolio of successful collections conservation
treatments performed. Portfolio will be returned after interview

Send application to:

    Debra Denslaw
    Recruitment Coordinator
    Human Resourcesm - 10 North
    Chicago Public Library
    400 S. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Fax: 312-747-4455
    ddenslaw [at] chipublib__org

For specific information on position you may contact:

    Sophia K. Jordan
    Chief Librarian,
    Division of Special Collections
    and Preservation
    Chicago Public Library
    Harold Washington Library Center
    400 S. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Fax: 312-747-4890
    sjordan [at] chipublib__org

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