Undergraduate Preservation Assistant Needed!

Preservation Student Assistant (undergraduate position)
The Binghamton University Preservation Department bases its training and practices on the Cornell University model, and is part of a state-wide University Library Preservation and Conservation program.
Examine and sort damaged and brittle books in adherence to Preservation Department guidelines and training
checking in books
Perform book searches as requested by Circulation or Reserves
Perform minor repair, partial repair, and full repair work on books, in keeping with Preservation training
Assist in environmental monitoring, including instrument collecting, file transfer and data entry
Work together with staff to maintain quality and consistency of work performed
Dependability and punctuality
Advanced organizational skills
Ability to perform neat, detailed, hands-on work to a high degree of quality
Ability to work carefully with cutting tools, adhesives and other materials
Experience with Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, or other Windows 95/98 programs
Familiarity with Bearcat and other internet search engine
Hours: Scheduled between Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm.
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