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Library Conservation Assistant: University of Delaware
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- Subject: Library Conservation Assistant: University of Delaware
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 08:17:07 -0400
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- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 13 Jun 97
From: Anita Shaughnessy <anita.shaughnessy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Position at
Library Conservation Assistant
University of Delaware
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Evaluates damaged and deteriorated library materials and
devises appropriate treatment based on accepted conservation
methods and procedures.
2. Repairs materials, frequently performing complex and unique
treatments to books, pamphlets, and serials.
3. Designs and constructs protective enclosures, including
encapsulation of brittle, fragile, and damaged materials.
4. Monitors and records the transfer of materials between
preservation unit and other library departments.
5. Trains and supervises student assistants.
6. Orders materials for conservation unit.
7. Maintains and reports statistics.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High school diploma (or G.E.D.) required with two years of relevant
college course work (art history, chemistry, book arts, studio arts,
art conservation) preferred. Requires knowledge of proper treatment
of works of art on paper or library materials and one year
experience handling and repairing these materials. Requires ability
to work independently and devise solutions to problems; ability to
communicate effectively orally and in writing and to work
cooperatively with others; previous supervisory experience; strong
organizational and time management skills. Good manual dexterity
and attention to detail is essential. Specialized conservation
skills developed as an apprentice through formal training in book
repair techniques with a professional conservator preferred.
Familiarity with microcomputers and the Technical Services Module of
Work Hours: Monday--Friday--8:30 a.m.--5:00 p.m.
To Apply: For application instructions contact
University of Delaware Employee Services
51 East Main Street
Newark, DE 19716
regarding position #97S154. Application deadline July 1, 1997.
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19717-5267
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