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[BKARTS] Preservation Technician (50%) University of California, San Francisco

From: Paul Wakeford <paul.wakeford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Position at UCSF

Preservation Technician (50%) University of California, San Francisco
(posted 6/4/04)

The Kalmanovitz Library and the Center for Knowledge Management seek a
part-time, 50% 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.

Required Qualifications: Some 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 $1,869 - $2,339 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

Position posted in the UCSF Employment Opportunities Bulletin effective,
June 3, 2004 for 2 weeks. Open until filled thereafter. Please submit your
application for this position through UCSF Campus Human Resources at
<URL:http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/jobs/> and refer to Req. Number 9882BR. UCSF is
an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a
diverse workforce.


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