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Subject: Position at NEDCC

Position at NEDCC

From: Bryan Owen <Bryan_Owen>
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2001
Preservation Technician
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

The Northeast Document Conservation Center, in cooperation with the
National Park Service, is seeking a technician to inventory, treat,
and house a large and complex collection of architectural drawings,
plans, and related materials. This is a one-year position, subject
to renewal. The technician will be an employee of the Northeast
Document Conservation Center working through a cooperative agreement
with the Olmsted National Historic Site. The position is located at
the Olmsted Archives Conservation Lab in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The duties of the Preservation Technician are as follows: Under
direction of the Supervisory Archivist, the Preservation Technician
carries out basic paper conservation treatments on the above
mentioned archival materials. The goal of this work is to preserve
the materials and to facilitate collections management and research
use. All conservation is done according to the accepted standards of
practice in the archives and conservation fields. The Preservation
Technician engages in rehousing and storing of the collection and in
producing associated documentation. The Preservation Technician
assists the Supervisory Archivist with the day to day management of
the preservation laboratories to facilitate safe and efficient work.
The Preservation Technician produces inventories documenting
pertinent information relating to each architectural plan.

This is an entry-level position, with a starting salary of
approximately 24,000 per annum and full benefits including health
insurance. Preference will be given to applicants with some
experience in treatment and handling of archival collections. The
position is suitable for persons seeking conservation experience
prior to entering a graduate conservation program.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2001 and continue until
the position is filled. If you are interested, please send a resume,
cover letter, and names of three references to:

    Jill Crook Trebbe
    Olmsted National Historic Site
    99 Warren Street
    Brookline, MA  02445
    617-566-1689 x230
    Fax: 617-232-3964
    jill_trebbe [at] nps__gov

Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:63
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
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Received on Thursday, 21 June, 2001

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