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Subject: Position at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Position at Metropolitan Museum of Art

From: Floyd T. Sweeting III <metart1>
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 1995
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
 (Book) Restorer
 Grade:17 (Full-time)
 Thomas J. Watson Library
 Date: 27 Sep 95

Responsibilities:

    1.  Work for the Watson Library and for MMA departmental
        libraries

    2.  Provides physical processing, repair and conservation
        treatment of library materials, e.g. bookplating, pamphlet
        binding, preservation enclosures, boxes, rebacking, case
        binding, and paper repair.

    3.  Assists the Preservation Librarian in the instruction and
        supervision of volunteers.

    4.  Duties include the maintenance of equipment and conservation
        facility and departmental recordkeeping.

    5.  Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

Experience in bookbinding is required, with demonstrated skills in
book repair, bookbinding, boxmaking and paper repair.  Under the
direction of the Preservation Librarian, works on all aspects of
binding, conservation and preservation for the MMA Library system.
Must have good organizational skills and be able to work and
communicate well with people.  e.g. library staff and curatorial
departmental staff.

 Date: As soon as possible

If interested, please contact

    Mary Walsh
    Employment Services Office Recruiter
    Department of Human Resources
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  10028

If anyone knows of a list other than ARLIS-L and the Cons DistList
that might be read by prospective bookbinder applicants...please
respond to me directly so I can post there.  Thanks

Note  E-mail messages for Mindell Dubansky can be mailed to this
address in care of Floyd Sweeting.  You must, however, contact Mary
Walsh in Human Resources at the postal address given above to apply
for the position.)

Floyd Thomas Sweeting III
Information Resources Librarian
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Thomas J. Watson Library
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198
212 570-3935
Fax: 570-3847

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