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Part-time "Bookmender", UCSF, San Francisco, CA

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Date: 31 Jul 2001
From: Paul Wakeford <wakeford@library.ucsf.edu>
Subject: Position at UCSF

Preservation Technician (50%)

The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management seeks a
part-time, 50% Senior Bookmender to serve as a Preservation
Technician in the Resources Management unit.

The incumbent will specify appropriate repair/conservation treatment
for books and journals, and perform treatments up to unit standards
of neatness, accuracy, and efficiency, including binding repair,
preparation of textblocks for new cases, sewing textblocks, repair
of broken sewing, fan binding, making and repairing hinges, paper
treatments including repairs using paste, tissue and heat set, and
making protective enclosures.  In addition, the incumbent will
assist in the physical preparation of material for the UC Bindery as
needed; perform environmental monitoring using a hygrothermograph
and psychrometer; and assist in emergency procedures for wet and
damaged material.

Requires 2 to 3 years of experience with book repair techniques of
bindings, textblocks, and paper; the ability to communicate and work
well with others.

Preferred: Experience with emergency salvage of wet or damaged
material; experience with environmental monitoring equipment;
experience with rare book repair; the ability to use a computer, and
knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Compensation: Base salary is $2,332 - $3,080 per month full time
rate, pro-rated to 50%.  Starting salary usually in the lower end to
the middle of the range depending on experience and qualifications.
This is a career position with an excellent package of health,
vacation, and retirement benefits.

Position posted in the UCSF Employment Opportunities Bulletin
effective July 19, 2001, for a minimum of 2 weeks. Open until filled
after that.

Applicants should send resume and list of 3 references for Job
#17247A to

     Nanette Grimm
     Human Resources Coordinator
     UCSF Library-Box 0840
     530 Parnassus
     San Francisco, CA 94143
     Fax: 415-502-0910

UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
committed to a diverse workforce.

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