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Subject: Positions at Etherington Conservation Center

Positions at Etherington Conservation Center

From: Michael K. Lee <mklee>
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Assistant Rare Book Conservator
Etherington Conservation Center

The Etherington Conservation Center invites applicants for the
position of Assistant Rare Book Conservator.  The individual will
join the sixteen-member staff of the Book Conservation Department
and assist with the examination and conservation treatment of rare
books.  The opening is a full-time position in our regional
conservation facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Responsibilities: The Book Conservator is responsible for the
treatment of a wide variety of printed books, bound manuscripts and
albums in leather, vellum, cloth or paper.  The candidate must have
excellent manual and verbal skills and be able to write condition
and treatment reports.

Qualifications: Advanced degree and a minimum of two years working
experience in bookbinding and conservation; or an undergraduate
degree with advanced training and up to five years experience in
book conservation.  Good verbal skills and an ability to work in a
regional conservation environment are prerequisites.  Knowledge of
preservation theory, conservation ethics and standards of practice,
and historical book structures is required.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package provided.

If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a
portfolio of completed projects.

Please send resume and three references to:

    Michael K. Lee
    Director of Conservation
    Etherington Conservation Center
    7609 Business Park Drive
    Greensboro, North Carolina 27409
    Fax: 336-665-1319
    mklee [at] donetherington__com

The Etherington Conservation Center is an Equal Opportunity

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:59
                  Distributed: Tuesday, March 16, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-17-59-036
Received on Wednesday, 10 March, 2004

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