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Self-Help - Preservation/Conservation Graduate Student Assistant East Carolina University Occupation: Graduate Teaching Assistants
Location: Greenville, NC - 27858 Positions available: 1
Job #: 11643150
Updated: 5/16/2021 Expires: 5/28/2021
Source: NCWorks Online Site: NCWorks Online Agency Job ID: 54315398

 
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Advertising Department LIBRARY SERVICES-JOYNER

Academic Term/Year Summer - 2021

Position Title Self-Help - Preservation/Conservation Graduate Student Assistant

Posting Number 03358

Position Number 03358

Student Job Category Student - Self-Help Campus Job

Number of Vacancies 1

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The Preservation/Conservation unit in ECU Joyner Library is currently seeking graduate student workers for Summer Sessions 2020. The successful candidate will assist with the preservation, conservation, repair and stabilization of materials from Joyner Library's Special Collections which would include books, manuscripts, diaries, documents, scrapbooks, photos, maps and other items.

The graduate student assistant will learn treatment procedures for the conservation, preservation, and repair of library collection materials. Duties may include repairing and constructing supports for rare or special collection materials, creating treatment documentation or reports, and environmental monitoring. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

The Preservation/Conservation lab is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm. No evenings or weekends are required.

Required: Superior manual dexterity and patience. Must possess the ability to follow detailed instructions, effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and accurately record information in treatment records using MS Word or Excel. The position may involve working with hazardous chemicals regularly, so closed toe shoes and long pants are required.Graduate Students must be enrolled in classes at ECU for Fall semester 2021.

For the safety of the applicant, staff, materials preserved and the tools and equipment utilized, all applicants MUST pass a dexterity assessment. Once hired, the successful candidate must pass a 20 question multiple choice safety test required by ECU Environmental Health & Safety.



Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.)

Preferred but not required:
Ability to read cursive writing and distinguish different colors is helpful but not required. An interest or background in Art, History, Chemistry, Museology, Photography or Librarianship is beneficial but not required.



Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload your resume online and email Traci Hampton, hamptont@ecu.edu, to arrange for an interview and dexterity assessment. Please attach your CV/Resume to your application.



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Open Date 04/28/2021

Close Date 05/28/2021

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).



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