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Subject: Position at Huntington Library

Position at Huntington Library

From: Holly Moore <hmoore<-at->
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Book and Paper Conservation Technician
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Library seeks applicants for a Book and Paper
Conservation Technician position.  The technician will work with the
conservation staff in support of the preservation of the Huntington
collections. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Responsibilities:  Performs basic repairs and other conservation
treatments determined appropriate by staff conservators on paper
based library and archival materials.  Documents work and keeps
statistics. Constructs protective housings such as corrugated boxes,
drop-spine boxes, 4-flaps, folders and encapsulations.  Participates
in environmental monitoring and disaster preparedness.  Assists
conservators with housekeeping, surveys and training interns.
Assists conservators with laboratory maintenance and ordering
supplies and equipment.   Performs other duties in support of the
preservation of the collections as needed.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:  Excellent eye-hand coordination.
Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work in a
team-oriented environment.   Good verbal and written communication
skills.  Must be in good physical condition in order to stoop, bend,
and lift and carry moderate (up to twenty pounds) and occasionally
heavy (up to 40 pounds) loads.

Preferred:  Bachelor's degree with background in related field such
as art, art history, or architecture. 1 year experience working with
the conservation of library or museum materials.

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit

    <URL:> for further information

First consideration will be given to applications received by April
17, 2013.

Please submit letter of application, resume, and three references

    The Huntington Library
    Human Resources Department - Job #072-13
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108

Holly Moore
Lloyd E. Cotsen Head of Conservation
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino CA 91108
Fax: 626-405-3444

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Received on Tuesday, 26 March, 2013

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