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Subject: Position at Folger Shakespeare Library

Position at Folger Shakespeare Library

From: Rhea Baier <rbaier>
Date: Friday, January 31, 2003
Senior Book Conservator
Folger Shakespeare Library

Requirements: BA degree, with at least 8-10 additional years of
specialized conservation practice in the most complex conservation
treatments, preservation theory, standards and ethics, with specific
application to books, vellum and paper conservation in a library or
archives environment.  Position demands sound knowledge of organic
and physical chemistry as applied to conservation and preservation
treatments, thorough understanding of the history of the book and
all the variations found in historical book structures. Demonstrated
competency with most advanced technical equipment related to
conservation practice, including database application skills.
Requires highest degree of accuracy and precision for all
conservation treatments, plus experience in exhibition preparation
and installation.  Working under the direction of Head of
Conservation and in consultation with curators, performing
conservation and preservation treatments on manuscripts and printed
material as needed. Generous benefits including eligibility for
sabbatical leave and TIAA-CREF retirement annuity.  Salary: $48-50K.
All qualified applicants will be considered. Send cover letter and
resume to

    Folger Shakespeare Library
    Attn: HR/Book
    201 E. Capitol St. SE
    Washington DC 20003-1094

Position open until filled, but applications received by May 1st
will get first consideration. No phone calls please. EOE

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:46
                 Distributed: Friday, January 31, 2003
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Received on Friday, 31 January, 2003

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