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[BKARTS] Position: Dartmouth College

Collections Conservator
Dartmouth College Library

Dartmouth College Library seeks a Collections Conservator to plan, coordinate
and oversee the evaluation, physical care, and treatment of the general and
special collections held in the Dartmouth College Library system as well as to
establish and maintain quality

Required: Formal bookbinding and conservation training or the equivalent in
education and experience OR a terminal degree in library and/or information
science with specialization in conservation; or the equivalent. Knowledge of
conservation principles, practices and procedures; knowledge of current book
conservation materials and techniques; knowledge of bookbinding history and book
structure; background in general and organic chemistry strongly preferred;
demonstrated ability to work independently and to exercise initiative and
judgment in planning and carrying out the conservation functions; strong
organizational skills to plan, organize and prioritize conservation projects;
excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to work
effectively with the staff of the College libraries and to direct the work of
others; commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse
population; knowledge of computers and software applications in a conservation

Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position
can be control of conservation treatments performed within the library system.
filled at Salary Range PDL A, DRM D, DRM C, or DRM B depending upon the
qualifications of the candidate. Full benefits package including 22 vacation
days, comprehensive health care, TIAA/CREF; and relocation assistance.

Working at Dartmouth means joining an institution with a strong commitment to
libraries. An interesting mix of graduate, professional, and undergraduate
programs, and a diverse student body make Dartmouth an outstanding place to
work.  A high quality of life and a thriving regional arts community provide an
attractive locale in which to work and live.

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME To: Search Committee for Collections
Conservator, Dartmouth College Library, 6025 Baker-Berry Library, Hanover, NH
03755 or send by email to Dartmouth.College.Library@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Priority will
be given to applications received by June 1.

NOTE:  Candidates invited for an interview will be requested to provide examples
demonstrating their expertise in bookbinding and conservation treatments.

Dartmouth College is an Equal/Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For further information, review our
website: www.dartmouth.edu

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