Wednesday, December 22, 2010

MN Internship Posting: Bindery/Preservation

Salary: See Position Description

OPENING DATE: 12/20/10

CLOSING DATE: 01/18/11 5:00 PM Central Time

JOB TYPE: Internship

LOCATION: Minneapolis Central Library, Minnesota



Library Bindery/Preservation Internship
Hennepin County Library

The Bindery/Preservation department with Hennepin C
ounty Library plays a vital role in ensuring the long-term viability of the Library’s print collections through repair and restoration measures, book binding, preservation photocopy, and other preservation methods. The Bindery/Preservation department also performs a consulting and educational function for staff on preservation matters.

One semester, 4 to 8 hours per week, January 2011 to May 2011

This is an unpaid position which could be for college credit or work experience

Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Application Deadline:
January 18, 2011

Duties may include the following:

· Preservation bookbinding

· Construction of preservation enclosures for library materials

· Simple mending of library materials

· General processing of library materials including some clerical work

Candidate must have attention to detail and good manual dexterity.
Coursework and/or experience in book preservation helpful but not necessary.
Candidate has not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

To Apply and For Questions:
Submit a resume and brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship to:

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library
- Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 847-8579

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