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Subject: Position at Harvard

Position at Harvard

From: Ethel Hellman <hellman>
Date: Thursday, August 29, 2002
Senior Conservation Technician/Workflow Coordinator
Harvard University

Under guidance, coordinates overall conservation activities of
protective enclosures unit. Oversees workflow including minor
repair, labeling, rehousing, and physical preparation of materials
for reformatting and contract services. Assists in hiring, training,
scheduling, distributing work to, and evaluating work of other staff
members, students/temporary workers. Contributes to performance
evaluations. Designs and constructs protective enclosures.  Prepares
materials for microfilming, digitizing, contract services; assists
in processing upon return; prepares materials for exhibition;
evaluates damaged and deteriorated materials. Performs appropriate
treatments, including repairing and rebinding books; cleaning and
mending paper. Maintains equipment, tracks and orders supplies for
unit; participates in disaster planning and response. Related duties
and team projects as required.

Qualifications:   BA preferred with four plus years experience
organizing and managing projects and/or workflow, preferably in
production setting.  Must have formal or OJT in bookbinding or book
conservation.  Ability to initiate and adapt to change, to analyze
and solve problems, to be flexible and work collaboratively as well
as independently with minimal supervision necessary. Experience in a
recognized conservation facility preferred. NOTE: Work is performed
in a production-oriented laboratory with pressure of persistent
deadlines. Position  involves lifting up to 40 lbs., operating heavy
equipment, using sharp tools and fume hood. Job also involves
exposure to dust. Portfolio required at interview.

Compensation:  Harvard University offers a competitive program of
benefits.  Appointment salary is dependent on qualifications and

Available:  Immediately.  The Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested
parties are invited to submit a letter of application addressing
position qualifications with a resume and with the names, addresses,
and Fax: numbers of three references to:

    Resume Processing Center
    Harvard University
    Requisition #13406
    11 Holyoke Street
    Cambridge MA 02138

Or apply on line to <URL:>

Harvard University upholds a commitment to Affirmative Action and
Equal Employment Opportunity

Ethel E. Hellman
Collections Conservator for Widener Library
Widener Library - Room D-25
Harvard University
Cambridge MA  02138
Fax: 617-495-0403

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:16
                  Distributed: Friday, August 30, 2002
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Received on Thursday, 29 August, 2002

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