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Position at Union Theological Seminary

From: Claire McCurdy <awt>
Date: Friday, May 11, 2001
Conservation Technician
Union Theological Seminary
The  Burke Library, New York, NY.

Union Theological Seminary
<URL:http://www.uts.columbia.edu/burke_library/> is seeking a
conservation technician who, under the direction of the
Conservator/Preservation Administrator, will conduct general
collection conservation treatments as well as special projects for
the rare books in Union's Burke Library. The Burke Library is the
largest theological library in  the Western hemisphere, whose
holdings include many unique and special materials.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

    *   Repairs books under guidance of Conservator/Preservation
        Administrator.

    *   Enters condition survey data on collection conditions into
    database.

    *   Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    *   Knowledge of general collections treatments, e.g.: recasing,
        rebacking, paper repairs, protective enclosures.

    *   Two years of specialized experience in library or museum
        conservation of books, especially rare books.

    *   Bachelor's degree with substantial coursework in relevant
    fields.

    *   Successful applicants will need to submit a portfolio of
        treatments at interview.

Hours and rate of pay:  The position is full-time, 35 hours/week,
and grant-funded with benefits, expected to last for three years.
The salary is $28,000.

For application, contact:

    Claire McCurdy, Archivist
    The Burke Library
    Union Theological Seminary
    3041 Broadway
    New York, NY  10027
    awt [at] uts__columbia__edu

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