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Subject: Position at Orleans Parish Civil District Court

Position at Orleans Parish Civil District Court

From: Renee deVille <rdeville<-a>
Date: Monday, June 16, 2014
Project Manager/Staff Conservator
Orleans Parish Clerk of Civil District Court

The Clerk of Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans seeks a
full or part-time Project Manager/Conservator to oversee and manage
a grant-funded conservation project for oversized volumes of
original documents.


    Conduct all aspects of book and paper conservation as primary
    resource in the organization.  Work effectively and
    constructively both independently and as part of a team.  If
    part time, must have flexible work patterns to meet
    organizational needs

    Plan, manage and implement conservation treatments for archive
    collection including loose and bound documents.  Implement high
    level written and photographic documentation as needed for

    Maintain existing plan and protocol for project, manage
    resources, order materials.  Develop and maintain efficient
    workflow patterns, gather, analyze and present information
    accurately for the purpose of recording, planning and reporting
    conservation treatments

    Train and supervise staff of four or more full time conservation
    technicians as well as interns when applicable

    Maintain a close working relationship with the archivist and
    management team.  Uphold a high standard of written and verbal
    communications with staff and patrons on all levels.    Produce
    written reports as needed by the archivist, management staff and
    outside granting agencies

    Competency with Microsoft Office, Access, digital photography,
    and associated software

    Serve as a member of the Disaster Response Team as needed


    Degree in Conservation Studies.   Bachelor's degree in History,
    Art, Humanities, Library Science or related field and
    equivalency.  MLS or MLIS or additional archival training is

    Experience Requirements: Demonstrated experience working with
    special collections material.  Demonstrated communication
    experience working with a wide variety of staff and faculty.
    Preferred experience supervising book and paper conservation
    tasks.  Preferred minimum of one-year previous experience, or
    equivalency, performing library book conservation within a
    research library or archive setting

    Physical Requirements: Excellent hand-eye coordination.  Able to
    work standing up for many hours.  Able to operate light
    machinery (board shear, backing press, standing press).  Able to
    lift and carry 30 pounds.  Able to comply with archive and
    conservation guidelines on health and safety

This is a full time or part time contract position.  Pay is
commensurate with experience.

Applicants send resume with cover letter to:

    Sally Reeves
    sreeves<-a t->orleanscdc< . >com

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