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Subject: Position at NEDCC

Position at NEDCC

From: Deborah Wender <wender>
Date: Friday, November 30, 2007
Assistant Book Conservator or
Senior Book Conservation Technician
Northeast Document Conservation Center

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is seeking an
assistant book conservator or an experienced book conservation
technician to work in its book conservation laboratory.  Applicants
should have the ability and judgment to work independently with some
supervision and as part of a team of conservators.  The position
offers an opportunity to spend a concentrated amount of time at the
bench in a spacious laboratory with highly skilled colleagues.

Conservation work includes treatment of book pages as well as
bindings. Volumes conserved at NEDCC are varied and may include
printed books and pamphlets, bound manuscripts and prints, and
scrapbooks and albums. Responsibilities include:  performing all
conservation procedures including examination, treatment and
documentation; and assisting with surveys, educational programs and
consulting with clients.  Basic computer and digital photography
skills, analytical ability and writing skills are required.

NEDCC is regional conservation center specializing in the
preservation and conservation of paper-based objects.  The Center is
located in a renovated early twentieth century mill complex in
Andover, MA, 25 miles north of Boston.  The book and paper
conservation staff currently numbers fourteen.

The position is for a minimum of one year with an opportunity for
renewal and is available immediately.  Salary will be commensurate
with experience. Professional development is encouraged and
supported.  Please send a resume, letter of intent and the names of
three references to

    Deborah Wender
    Director of Book Conservation
    NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square
    Andover, MA 01810-1494

Electronic applications can be sent to wender [at] nedcc__org.

Deborah Wender
Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA  01810-1494
Fax: 978-475-6021

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:33
                Distributed: Wednesday, December 5, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-33-032
Received on Friday, 30 November, 2007

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