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50% Senior Bookmender to serve as a Preservation Technician, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

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Preservation Technician (50%) (posted 7/16/01)

The UCSF Kalmanovitz Library and the Center for Knowledge Management seek 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 Qualifications: 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

When applying <http://www.library.ucsf.edu/jobs/apply.html> for this
position, please refer to Job #17247A. You may submit an email application
to jobs@library.ucsf.edu. The University of California, San Francisco, is
an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Last updated: Thursday, 01-Nov-2001 11:04:29 PST

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