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Subject: Position at Illinois State University

Position at Illinois State University

From: Victoria Heiduschke <vheidus>
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2006
Illinois State University
Milner Library

Illinois State University's Milner Library seeks a Conservator for
its expanding Preservation Department.

Position: As head of the Conservation Unit, the Conservator
establishes priorities for treatment and performs a variety of
repairs and treatments in accordance with national guidelines and
standards.  The Conservator also trains technician-level staff,
interns, student assistants and volunteers and will direct the
Unit's workflow consisting of Illinois State University materials as
well as additional materials from Illinois libraries in need of
conservation assistance.  The Conservator will serve as the
principal person for the efficient assessment of conservation of
materials received through Milner Library's Center for Conservation
and Preservation.

Qualifications Required: A Bachelor's degree accompanied by
certification from a recognized conservation program OR a Bachelor's
degree plus successful completion of a formal apprenticeship program
OR a Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years advanced training and/or
benchwork and significant experience in book conservation are
required.  All applicants must possess extensive knowledge of
conservation ethics, principles, practices and procedures.  Manual
dexterity, extraordinary attention to detail and strong analytic
skills are necessary.  Candidates must have excellent communications
skills and the ability to impart knowledge to others.

To apply see <URL:>.  To be considered
applicants must use this online application and apply by February
17, 2006.  When searching for this position, please refer to job
title "Coordinator, Public Service Programs" and working title
"Conservator".  Applicants selected for an interview will be
required to bring a physical portfolio of work to the interview.

For more information contact

    Victoria Heiduschke
    Preservation Librarian
    Illinois State University
    Milner Library
    vheidus [at] ilstu__edu

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
university encouraging diversity.

Victoria Heiduschke
Preservation Librarian
Milner Library
Illinois State University

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:34
                Distributed: Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Received on Thursday, 26 January, 2006

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