Job Announcement: Conservation Tech. Position

Northwestern University Library
Job Title: Conservation Technician
Department: Preservation Department
Job ID: 17894
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hrs/week
Location: Evanston, IL

Job Summary:

The Conservation Technician is based in the Preservation Department’s conservation lab, reports to the Conservation Librarian, and has the primary responsibility of performing a broad range of conservation treatments on circulating and non-circulating library material with an emphasis on materials from the Special Libraries Division.

The Conservation Technician assists with disaster planning and response, assessment and stabilization of new collections, internal and external preservation education initiatives, and other activities related to the day to day operation of the conservation lab.

The Conservation Technician plays an important role in providing technical support for an active library exhibits program.

Work is in the library conservation lab and may involve working for periods of time in the library stacks doing collection surveys and assessments.

For additional information or to apply: go to; click on “Administrative/Academic Jobs”; click on “Advanced Search” and enter the Job Opening Id # 17894


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