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Subject: Position at Kyla Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation

Position at Kyla Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation

From: Kyla Ubbink <kyla.ubbink<-a>
Date: Monday, January 14, 2008
Part-Time Assistant Conservator (Books and Paper)
Kyla Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation
Ontario Canada

Personal Service Contract $20.00/Hour 15 HOURS/Week initially
Length of work period: Immediately to indefinite

Work with a growing Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory on a wide
variety of artefacts. Apply stabilization, conservation and
preservation techniques as directed by the conservator and work with
a team to accomplish large treatment projects.

Our Lab has treated over 2500 paper-based objects, including unique
historical documents, first edition bindings and prints, 9-foot long
maps, antique game boards and the treasured memories of hundreds of
people. Services range from preservation boxing and mounting to
cleaning, repairing, washing and lining paper materials to binding
repair, stabilization and restoration. Currently, the lab consists
of a Conservator and a Conservation Technician.

Job tasks will also involve treatment documentation, quality
assurance and maintenance of laboratory, tools and equipment. Other
conservation/preservation related tasks will include conducting
artefact and collection surveys, aiding in the transportation of
artefacts, and research.

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a diploma or
degree in Conservation or Museum Studies with 1-year experience in
book and/or paper conservation or equivalent experience and
training. Experience in Book Conservation preferred. The assistant
conservator will have the ability to manage their time and work to
set deadlines. They will possess the knowledge and skill required to
carry out stabilization and basic conservation tasks including
surface cleaning, mould remediation, tear and loss repair,
humidification, washing, tape and adhesive removal and binding
stabilization. They will have constructed custom enclosures and
mounts and applied a variety of hinging techniques for paper-based
artefacts. The assistant conservator will practice health and safety
regulations and follow the code of ethics laid out by the CAC-ACCR.

To apply please send a hard copy of your resume, with a cover
letter, to

    Kyla Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation
    PO Box 62020 Orleans
    Ontario K1C 7H8

Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Resumes will be
excepted until position is filled.

Kyla Ubbink

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:39
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Received on Monday, 14 January, 2008

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