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Subject: Position at New York Academy of Medicine

Position at New York Academy of Medicine

From: Lisa Tong <ltong>
Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Conservation Assistant (Part-Time)
Gladys Brooks Conservation Laboratory
Division of Information Management
The New York Academy of Medicine

Hours for this position are approximately 21 hours/week. The rate for
this position is $21/hour with full medical benefits.

Responsibilities:

    Performs basic conservation treatment on paper, leather and
    cloth bindings

    Constructs enclosures for books, manuscripts and other library
    materials from the library's rare book collection and the
    general collection

    Prepares condition reports, creates photographic and written
    documentation of treatments

    Assists, as needed, with exhibition preparation and
    installation, matting, reframing, tours of the laboratory,
    surveys and environmental monitoring

Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree. Significant prior experience in bookbinding,
    book repair and book conservation via apprenticeship and/or
    working experience in a library setting is required

    Excellent hand skills and good time management are necessary

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume by e-mail
and/or by post to: hr [at] nyam__org

Please include "Conservation Assistant" in your e-mail subject
heading.

Candidates should also send 3 letters of recommendation to:

    Human Resources
    The New York Academy of Medicine
    1216 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10029

Those selected for an interview will need to present a portfolio
and/or documentation of treatments performed.

The New York Academy of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.


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