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Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:
Paper Conservator

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$20.88 Hourly
$43,430.40 Annually

 

OPENING DATE: 01/02/15

 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Omaha

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision performs work in the conservation and preservation of paper based artifacts of artistic and/or historic significance at the State Historical Society's Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Examines, analyzes, documents and conserves a wide variety of paper-based artifacts including works of art or paper, archival documents, books, and photographic materials. Performs conservation assessments, collection condition surveys and consultation on paper conservation projects. Provides written summaries of collection/artifact conditions, recommendations for conservation needs and project cost estimates. Provides preservation and collections care expertise to private and public organizations and residents Participates in the research and development of grant proposals relating to conservation projects. Collaborates in the development of disaster plans and disaster recovery efforts for the agency personnel and facilities. Provides guidance and assistance on conservation related matters to lab staff members, including students, interns and technicians.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters degree/certificate from a recognized conservation training program, or equivalent training in conservation, plus two years of progressive work experience.

OTHER:  Valid driver's license or ability toprovide  independent authorized transportation.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: current principles, practices and procedures of professional art conservation; chemical, mechanical and biological processes of deterioration; art and cultural history; disaster preparedness procedures and plans; the operation of various conservation tools and equipment including microscopes, digital imaging equipment, infrared camera, scanning equipment, power tools, fume exhaust systems, etc; safe use of chemicals, solvents and reagents needed to carry out conservation activities; requirements of the American Institute for Conservation's Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. Skill in: determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job; efficiently managing time and materials; the use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions. Ability to: demonstrate excellent hand skills; work efficiently and independently; coordinate different projects among several contributors; communicate so others will understand; work in a team based structure; conceptualize impact of treatment techniques on artifacts; provide excellent customer service and support; solicit conservation work from outside sources; operate a motor vehicle; lift or move 30 pounds.


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


 

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