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Subject: Position at Jewish Theological Seminary

Position at Jewish Theological Seminary

From: Naomi Steinberger <nsteinberger>
Date: Friday, November 22, 2002
Mellon Conservator
Jewish Theological Seminary

The Library of JTS is seeking an experienced paper and parchment
conservator to work in a brand new fully equipped lab space for two
years on treatment of manuscripts in serious state of deterioration.
The successful candidate will perform treatments focusing on
text-blocks of codices, with the goal of providing optimum treatment
for the most challenging and valuable materials.  Duties include
treatment, set priorities, and implement projects.  Work with
librarians and conservators to implement comprehensive program for
the care of the special collections.  Identify and implement new
initiatives involving technologies in conservation.

Graduate degree or post-graduate studies in conservation, formal
apprenticeship or equivalent and conservation experience.  In-depth
knowledge of papermaking and parchment.  Working knowledge of
material sciences.  Excellent organizational and team-work skills;
ability to initiate and adapt to change and to work collaboratively.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including
demonstrated ability to document treatments, write specifications,
and prepare reports.  A reading knowledge of Hebrew and/or
familiarity in religious (preferably Jewish) studies a plus.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous
benefit package including all legal and Jewish holidays.

Please send resumes to

    Naomi Steinberger
    Acting Director
    Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
    3080 Broadway
    New York NY 10027

Naomi M. Steinberger
Acting Director
Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
212-678-8075 or 212-678-8982
Fax: 212-678-8891

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