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[BKARTS] FW: forwarding a job opportunity at Princeton

Here is a nice job opportunity  for anyone who might be interested. -- Mindy
-----Original Message-----
From: Julie Mellby [mailto:jmellby@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 10:01 AM
To: Dubansky, Mindell
Subject: hello

Hi Mindy,

I heard your suggestion about posting our job on the book arts web. I'm not sure where that is, would you mind passing it on? I very much appreciate your help.

Best wishes,


Graphic Arts Curator

Harvey S. Firestone Library

One Washington Road

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544



phone: 609-258-3197 x1

fax: 609-258-2324


Application Deadline: June 30, 2005:


Req. # 0500275 - Senior Conservation Technician

Rare Books Special Collections

Salary Grade F - Full Time Position

One year term position with possibility of renewal

(This position will not be filled until late summer or early fall 2005)



The Senior Conservation Technician prepares and installs library exhibitions involving two-dimensional and three-dimensional library material.  Fabricates display mounts, cradles and mats.  Works closely with exhibit curators and Preservation and Library staff.  Coordinates exhibit preparation and installation activities to meet tight schedules.  Executes a range of minor conservation treatments and repairs on exhibit material.  Monitors and makes recommendations about display lighting conditions.  Keeps detailed statistics regarding items conserved and exhibited and writes annual reports summarizing activities.  Communicates with vendors to order necessary exhibit supplies and materials.  The Senior Conservation technician reports to the Head of Public Services for Special Collections.  


Required: At least 2 years experience in library exhibit preparation and minor conservation treatment. Excellent hand skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills.  Must understand the practical concepts of conservation.  Must display sensitivity when handling fragile materials.  Must display sensitivity when handling fragile materials.  Must be able to follow instructions, to complete work in a timely and tidy manner, to work under pressure and deadlines at times, and to work independently.  Must display good judgment and common sense and be resourceful.  Must be able to work and to build good working relationship a diverse group of constituents.  Excellent computer skills. 


Applicants invited for interview are strongly encouraged to provide examples of previous exhibition work.



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