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Position at National Library of Israel

From: Timna Elper <jnullab<-a>
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Senior Book Conservator
The Book and Paper Conservation Department
The National Library of Israel
<URL:http://www.jnul.huji.ac.il>

Responsibilities include:

    Providing condition assessments, identifying appropriate
    preservation and conservation treatments, and undertaking the
    documentation, conservation treatment, and housing of the
    material

    Assisting in the preparation of exhibitions of a wide range of
    paper objects, early prints and manuscripts from the Library's
    Rare Collections and Archives

    Working in tandem with other members of the preservation,
    conservation, exhibition, photography, and imaging units within
    the Library and outside it.

    Contributing to conservation surveys, and together with the
    Curators and the Head of the Conservation Department,
    establishing conservation priorities and treatment strategies
    for the collections.

    Additional duties may include assisting with the implementation
    of preservation programs such as the education of patrons,
    monitoring environmental controls, integrated pest management,
    emergency preparedness and response.

Required Qualifications:

    A Masters Degree or certificate in Conservation and a minimum of
    five years working experience in a museum or library, or a
    combination of equivalent formalized advanced training and
    experience in the conservation of books and paper materials.

    The ability to work independently, as well as with a team, good
    decision-making and problem-solving skills.

    Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

    Good computer skills.

    High level of proficiency in English. Knowledge of Hebrew is
    necessary.

Full time position. Salary commensurate with qualifications, and
experience.

Applications will be accepted no later than Jan 1, 2009

Send resume and relevant certificates stating the position no. 08/15
to:

    The National library of Israel
    Human resources Dept.
    PO Box 39105
    Jerusalem 91390
    Fax: +972 2 6585041 or
    jnulhr<-a t->savion< . >huji< . >ac< . >il

Only suitable applications will be considered

Timna Elper
Head of the Conservation Department
The National library of Israel


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