(February 17, 2021)
Position Title - Book Conservator
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Assistant Book Conservator
Position Type - Part-time, term
Benefits - No
Hourly wage range - $25 - $30
The New York City Municipal Archives Conservation Unit seeks a part-time (4 days/week), contract book conservator for an approximately 5-month term position to begin immediately. The successful candidate will participate in a grant-funded project to conserve a selection of the Archives’ “Old Town” ledgers dating from the 17th to early 20th century. Tasks will include full treatment of paper including treatment of deteriorated iron gall ink, rebinding of oversized ledgers in both cloth and leather, construction of drop-spine boxes, and other duties related to the conservation of bound volumes.
FOR CONSIDERATION, EMAIL A RESUME WITH A COVER LETTER TO: firstname.lastname@example.org WITH HEADER
BOOK CONSERVATOR. SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL.
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