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Subject: Position at San Francisco Public Library

Position at San Francisco Public Library

From: Sue Leong <sleong>
Date: Monday, October 22, 2007
Book Repairer
San Francisco Public Library
Classification #7416

Under general supervision, the Book Repairer performs conservation
treatments on books and library materials, which consist of the
binding, repair, maintenance and processing of public library books
and other printed materials. The essential functions of this job
include: performing hinge repairs; tightening, recasing, rebacking
and resewing; performing textblock treatments; paper repairs,
tipping pages or errata, hinging in pages, plates and foldouts;
hinging or inserting pockets, reference plates and barcodes;
photocopying replacement leaves; pamphlet binding of thin materials;
replacing mylar jackets; maintaining and recording statistics of
treatments; recognizing rare or highly valuable materials;
maintaining sufficient tools and individual supplies which are
essential for work; answering queries from staff and outside callers
and making appropriate referrals. This position may also be
responsible for performing air drying of wet library materials;
assisting in disaster response; sorting incoming materials and
specifying appropriate treatment; pulling damaged materials from
stacks; and performing other duties as assigned.

For a full job description and application procedure, please go to


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    email. There should be no newline.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application
process, please contact the exam analyst, Mark Vandiver

Sue Leong
Senior Book Repairer/Preservation Manager
San Francisco Public Library
Technical Services/Preservation
190 9th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:28
                 Distributed: Friday, October 26, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-28-030
Received on Monday, 22 October, 2007

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