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Position at NEDCC

From: Jill Trebbe <Jill_Trebbe>
Date: Monday, November 9, 1998
Preservation Technician
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

The Northeast Document Conservation Center, in cooperation with the
National Park Service, is seeking a technician to inventory, treat,
and house a large and complex collection of architectural drawings,
plans, and related materials.  This is an one year position, subject
to renewal.  It is a paid position with full benefits including
health insurance and is available immediately. The technician will
be an employee of the Northeast Document Conservation Center working
through a cooperative agreement with the Olmsted National Historic
Site in Springfield, Massachusetts. The duties of the Preservation
Technician are as follows:

    *   Under the direction of  the Supervisory Museum Specialist,
        the Preservation Technician carries out basic paper
        conservation treatments on the above mentioned archival
        materials.  The goal of this work is to preserve the
        materials and to facilitate collections management and
        research use.  All conservation is done according to the
        accepted standards of practice in the archives and
        conservation fields.

    *   The Preservation Technician engages in rehousing  and
        storing of the collection and in producing associated
        documentation.

    *   The Preservation Technician assists the Supervisory Museum
        Specialist with the day to day management of the
        preservation laboratories to facilitate safe and efficient
        work.

    *   The technician produces inventories documenting each plan,
        the order within the plans, dimensions, materials and
        techniques of manufacture, and all other pertinent
        information.

This is an entry level position, with a starting salary of
approximately 24,000 per annum.  Preference will be given to
applicants with some experience in treatment or handling of archival
collections.  The position is suitable for persons seeking
conservation experience prior to entering a graduate conservation
program.

If you are interested, please send or fax your resume and the names
of three references to:

    Jill Crook Trebbe
    Olmsted Lab
    Springfield Armory Museum
    1 Armory Square
    Springfield, Ma. 01105
    413-746-3933 / 413-734-8551
    Fax: 413-746-3919
    Jill_Trebbe [at] nps__gov

Equal Opportunity Employer

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