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Subject: Position at N.Y. State Education Department

Position at N.Y. State Education Department

From: Marie Culver <mculver<-at->
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Archives Conservation Specialist 1, SG-14 (PEF)
State Education Department
Albany, New York

Application Deadline November 5, 2013
Incumbent to be appointed by December 12, 2013


Salary: $41,170

The State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education (OCE)
is seeking to fill an Archives Conservation Specialist (ACS) 1
position. Under the direction of an ACS 3, the incumbent will
perform conservation/preservation activities for paper-based
collections in the Office of Cultural Education.  Collections
encompass, but are not limited to, archival holdings, manuscripts,
prints, drawings, and maps. Abiding by the American Institute for
Conservation Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice, duties will
include, but not be limited to, the following:

    Examine, treat, document, and house high priority paper based
    collections and prepare the collections for exhibition

    Participate in collections stewardship activities and teams,

        Environmental monitoring programs, including operation of
        dataloggers, reporting of data, and collaboration with
        facilities managers and building engineers to improve

        Emergency planning and response, including staff training,
        maintenance of supplies, protection of collections from
        hazards, immediate response to disasters, and evaluation and
        treatment of damaged collections, stacks and storage
        maintenance and housekeeping

        Preservation assessment of collections and recommending
        preventive and remedial preservation action and maintaining
        documentation of preservation needs and actions

        Planning and supervising rehousing and processing activities
        for selected paper based collections

        Preparation of selected paper based collections for
        reformatting initiatives

    Deliver presentations and demonstrations illustrating
    conservation principles, techniques and results

    Provide preservation and conservation advice to government
    customers and the public

    Provide advice, assistance, and training to staff as needed and
    participate in disaster response outreach activities

    Participate in OCE lab management activities, including
    maintaining inventory of supplies, and maintenance and use of
    OCE equipment

    Supervise Historic Conservation Technician, interns, and support
    staff, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: For provisional appointment, candidates must
have a Master's degree in paper conservation, *or* a Bachelor's
degree and two years of experience as a conservation technician with
duties including one or more of the following: assisting conservator
with conservation lab treatments, such as washing, lining and
deacidification; independently carrying out conservation lab
treatments, such as dry cleaning, mending, or fabrication of custom
storage containers; monitoring and recording environmental
conditions; overseeing technical components of micrographics or
imaging operations; or assisting conservator with preservation
training activities.

Leads to a maximum salary of $52,552 based on annual performance

Conditions of Employment: This will be a provisional appointment.

Application Deadline: Qualified candidates should send a resume and
letter of interest by November 5, 2013 to ocejobs<-at->mail<.>nysed<.>gov
(Email applications are preferred).  Please include the Box number
(OCE-838) and your last name in the subject line of your email to
ensure receipt of your application.

Ms. Annette Franchini
Office of Human Resources Management
Box OCE-838/26363
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax: 518-486-5631

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:18
                Distributed: Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Received on Wednesday, 16 October, 2013

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