Job Posting: University of Washington Libraries

The University of Washington Libraries has a new Senior Conservator position supported through a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation:

Reporting to the Head of Preservation Services, the Senior Conservator will plan, document and perform complex item-level conservation treatments on both bound and unbound special collection materials, including rare books, manuscripts, prints, maps and drawings on paper or parchment.  In consultation with collection managers and preservation staff, establish priorities for treatment and coordinate the workflow of treatments through the conservation unit. The Senior Conservator will work on unique and diverse collections from special collections and international studies and will provide professional advice and education to staff, interns, and other libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the region, as needed.

For additional information, or to apply, see: http://goo.gl/awWCF
Application deadline for priority consideration is Sunday, 4 November, 2012.

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