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Full-time Book Rrepair Technician - Georgetown University Law Library. Washington, D.C.

From:    "Burk, Brenda L." <bburk@IUPUI.EDU> Subject: Position announcement
- Georgetown University Law Library

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to address listed at the end of the job description.

The Georgetown University Law Library is seeking a permanent, full-time
book repair technician.  The Conservation Technician is responsible for the
physical care of the general library collection.  Assesses condition of
materials and makes decisions on appropriate treatment options in
consultation with the Preservation Librarian.  Performs various book repair
treatments and constructs custom protective enclosures. Responsible for
preservation reformatting to a variety of media including preservation
photocopies, microfilm, electronic and magnetic media. Responsible for
converting library materials to digital form; updates and manages databases
to provide control and access to images and files.  The incumbent functions
as the department coordinator in terms of workflow and student staffing for
the three Preservation units (Repair, Binding and Processing).  In
addition, the incumbent trains and supervises the Processing and student
assistants, and other project staff.  Educates library staff and patrons on
proper care and handling of library materials and disaster response,
monitors library environment, and orders supplies.

Minimum qualifications:  B.A. plus one year experience, or equivalent
combination of education, experience and training in library or archives
conservation and /or bookbinding; and knowledge of conservation techniques
and practices in regard to library and archives materials.  Familiarity
with a variety of computer applications (database, spreadsheet, word
processing, imaging/graphics).  Preferred: Supervisory experience, digital
imaging, photography.

Salary: $28,863 (min).  Benefits: See full-time staff benefits at

Contact: Resumes received by May 18, 2001 will receive first consideration.
Send resume along with three references to: Hilary Seo Georgetown
University Law Library 111 G St. NW Washington, DC  20001
<mailto:Seoht@law.georgetown.edu> Fax: (202) 662-9202

Georgetown University is an EEO/AA employer.

Philobiblon: Book Arts, Different By Design
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Peter D. Verheyen
<Fax: 612.632.3718>

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