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Subject: Position at Dartmouth

Position at Dartmouth

From: Barbara Sagraves <barbara.sagraves>
Date: Friday, April 30, 2004
Collections Conservator
Dartmouth College Library

Dartmouth College Library seeks a Collections Conservator to plan,
coordinate and oversee the evaluation, physical care, and treatment
of the general and special collections held in the Dartmouth College
Library system as well as to establish and maintain quality control
of conservation treatments performed within the library system.

Required: Formal bookbinding and conservation training or the
equivalent in education and experience OR a terminal degree in
library and/or information science with specialization in
conservation; or the equivalent. Knowledge of conservation
principles, practices and procedures; knowledge of current book
conservation materials and techniques; knowledge of bookbinding
history and book structure; background in general and organic
chemistry strongly preferred; demonstrated ability to work
independently and to exercise initiative and judgment in planning
and carrying out the conservation functions; strong organizational
skills to plan, organize and prioritize conservation projects;
excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
to work effectively with the staff of the College libraries and to
direct the work of others; commitment to diversity and to serving
the needs of a diverse population; knowledge of computers and
software applications in a conservation environment.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This position can be filled at Salary Range PDL A, DRM D, DRM C, or
DRM B depending upon the qualifications of the candidate. Full
benefits package including 22 vacation days, comprehensive health
care, TIAA/CREF; and relocation assistance.

Working at Dartmouth means joining an institution with a strong
commitment to libraries. An interesting mix of graduate,
professional, and undergraduate programs, and a diverse student body
make Dartmouth an outstanding place to work.  A high quality of life
and a thriving regional arts community provide an attractive locale
in which to work and live.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

    Search Committee for Collections Conservator
    Dartmouth College Library
    6025 Baker-Berry Library
    Hanover NH 03755 [at] dartmouth__edu

Priority will be given to applications received by June 1, 2004.

Note: Candidates invited for an interview will be requested to
provide examples demonstrating their expertise in bookbinding and
conservation treatments.

Dartmouth College is an Equal/Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For further
information see <URL:>

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