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Preservation Technician II: Position at Case Western Reserve University

Date: 15 Apr 97
From: Sharlane Gubkin <sxg7@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Position at Case Western Reserve University

Preservation Technician II
University Library
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Ohio

Repair, rebind and restore select items from the general and Special
Collections following current conservation quality standards and
employing a high degree of craftsmanship; inspect incoming damaged
library materials and make decisions concerning appropriate in-house
treatment or other preservation options; assist in condition
surveys, environmental monitoring, reformatting, mass
deacidification, and other projects; assist with training and
supervision of student help; enter data into the computer; other
related duties.

Requirements: High school education and at least one year formal
training/ apprenticeship in bookbinding and book repair and the
conservation of library materials OR a minimum of 1 year experience
with hands-on benchwork under the supervision of a trained
conservator. Prefer some educational experience at the college
level; certification of successful completion of advanced training
in book and paper conservation from a recognized institute, center,
or school for conservation studies; one or more years of practical
experience in book and paper conservation may be substituted for
certification. Must be able to present a portfolio of examples of
past work in hand binding. Prefer basic computer skills (Macintosh
or Windows) using word processing, spreadsheet; familiarity with
digital imaging technology and its application in library book

Salary (Grade 6)- $17,535 minimum for 37.5 hour week, benefits.

To apply send cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources (S.G)
    Case Western Reserve University
    10900 Euclid Ave.
    Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7047
    Fax: 216-368-4678

Sharlane Gubkin
Preservation Department
Case Western Reserve University
University Library
11055 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7151

Bucheinbandkunst ist Architektur in kleinstem Ma=DFstab
Otto Dorfner

Peter Verheyen, Conservation Librarian
Syracuse University Library
Syracuse, NY 13244

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