Durham, NC: Senior Conservation Technician, Duke University

Job Opening Title: Senior Conservation Technician

Employer Name: Duke University Libraries

Job Location: Durham, North Carolina

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Link to job posting: https://library.duke.edu/about/jobs/conservationtechnician

Years of experience required: 3

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Duke University Libraries seeks qualified applicants for the position of Senior Conservation Technician in the Verne and Tanya Roberts Conservation Lab. This position is an opportunity to work at a major ARL member library invested in the long-term care of and access to its collections.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent hand skills, the capacity to learn new skills, customer focus, and creative problem solving. We seek candidates who will thrive in an open, engaging atmosphere that focuses on production, continuous learning, and sharing of knowledge among staff at all levels.

Major responsibilities include treating materials primarily from the circulating collections; creating custom enclosures for both circulating and special collections; overseeing the workflow of materials from circulation points in the Perkins-Bostock Library and the branch libraries; and training and oversight of student assistants. Candidates will be asked to submit examples of their work during the interview process.

Salary and Benefits: $18.77 per hour (minimum). Comprehensive benefits package upon eligibility includes vacation, 13 holidays, sick leave, health, dental, disability, life insurance, educational assistance, and tuition grants.

Duke University Libraries is actively committed to a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit an electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references to: https://careers.duke.edu/. Refer to requisition # 12878.