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[BKARTS] Job Announcement: NYU/Conservation Technician



Kindly excuse any cross-postings.  The following is an annoucement for a
Conservation Technician position at New York University.

Key Responsibilities:

Collection & Research Servces/Preservation. Perform a variety of
conservation treatments to cloth, paper, leather bindings. Identify and
document repair needs. Determine conservation techniques and assist with
determining work priorities. Maintain conservation treatment log. Compile
data and prepare statistical reports. Monitor environmental control
equipment. Assist with conservation activities, within guidelines. Assist
with special projects. Plan, organize and set up conservation exhibits.
Complete other related duties. Report to the Conservation Librarian.

Qualifications:

1 year book conservation experience, including knowledge of current book and
paper conservation techniques and understanding of basic conservation
principles. Excellent communication and decision-making skills. Proficiency
using conservation equipment and tools. A portfolio of completed treatment
work is required at time of interview. Ability to work independently.

The position is classified code 104, grade 42.  The position is a bargaining
unit position.

Interested individuals should apply by going to

http://www.nyu.edu/hr/jobs/apply using requisition number 738HS and job
source code N2.

No paper, faxed, or emailed resumes accepted.  No phone calls, please.
While New York University - Libraries appreciates all applications, only
those individuals brought in for interviews will be contacted.

New York University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Erika Lindensmith
Conservation Librarian
New York University Libraries

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