Mellon Conservator Position Announcement-UIUC

Senior Special Collections Conservator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position is open immediately. Full Job Description available at:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Special Collections Conservator, to work as a leader within the Preservation and Conservation Program in the University Library. This is an Academic Professional position.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applications for a Senior Special Collections Conservator. Reporting to the Head of Conservation, the Senior Special Collections Conservator will be responsible for the item-level conservation treatment of rare and unique library materials, as well as keeping written records and photo-documentation of such work. This position will provide conservation support for special collections materials in close consultation with collection managers, as well as provide leadership for collaborative preservation and conservation efforts on campus and beyond, and contribute to current conservation research.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. These positions are Academic Professional appointment.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by 4/28/2011. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing date.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Jennifer Hain Teper
Head, Preservation and Conservation Units
University of Illinois Libraries

(Conservation Office)
809 S. Oak Street, 2nd Floor
Champaign, IL 61820

(Preservation Office)
1408 West Gregory Drive, Room 44
Urbana, IL 61801


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