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Project Conservator (9 months), Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collection - YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Posted on March 13, 2019

Description

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research seeks a paper conservator on a 9-month contract (July 2019-March 2020) to work to conserve oversized materials included in the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project. Specifically focused on conservation of posters from YIVO’s collection of pre-WWII ephemera originating from Jewish settlements in Poland (RG 28: Poland (Vilna Archives) Collection 1850-1939).

Responsibilities

Qualifications

** Preferred skills

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package offered.

Location

NY, NY

To Apply

To apply please email cover letter and resume to Stefanie Halpern, Acting Director of Archives [email protected] Please include the title of the job you are applying for in the subject heading of the email.

Company Information

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research was founded in Vilna, Poland, in 1925, and relocated to New York City in 1940 with the mission to study the history of Jewish life in Eastern Europe in all its aspects: language, history, religion, folkways and material culture. Today YIVO’s Archive and Library make up one of the largest collections of materials on this subject in the world.